REEF is an event combining cinema, nature and rural life through screening films that address rural issues and concerns, in addition to workshops for producing short films. In parallel to the screenings, participants get acquainted with the nature of the area, its people and their customs.

Selected films will have the opportunity to be screened during the 5th edition of REEF.
The winning filmmaker will receive an award.
The funds collected from the competition will go to support Fire-watch Bridge in Akkar district - Lebanon.

We are seeking compelling documentaries that explore transformation in all its forms, including but not limited to social, environmental, and cultural transformation.
This open call is open to all non-student filmmakers, with no fiction entries accepted.
All films must be submitted through FilmFreeway in the required format. Please ensure that your film has been completed after January 1st, 2021, and that English subtitles are included.
The funds collected from the competition will go to support Firewatch Bridge in Akkar district-Lebanon.
The film must be the original work of the filmmaker, and all necessary permissions and clearances for any copyrighted material must be obtained by the filmmaker.
The film must not contain any material that promotes hate speech, violence, or discrimination based on race, gender, sexuality, religion, or any other factor.
The film must be submitted in high-quality digital format with a minimum resolution of 1080p.

Overall Rating
  • Majd Khalil

    Lovely experience, wonderful people
    Had an amazing time

    September 2022