Nelly has been invited by Casino Luxembourg to be part of the Luxembourg City Film Festival on 10th March 2020!

5th - 15th March 2020, Luxembourg, Luxembourg

On the 10th March 2020, Nelly Ben Hayoun Studios will have their Luxembourgish premiere of  “I am (not) a monster” at Luxembourg Film Festival!

Alongside the Luxembourg premiere of I am (not) a monster! Nelly is speaking about the film in more detail after the projection at Luxembourg City Film festival.

In this impossible journey searching for the origins of knowledge, discover how our thinking and actions can render monsters. A most urgent film unravelling some of the reasons why Trump, Le Pen and others have captured people’s imaginations by reviving past ideologies. To find our more about the film I am (Not) a Monster head to our website here.

I Am (Not) A Monster Featuring:

Noam Chomsky Philosopher and Professor of Linguistics, Nadezhda Andreyevna Tolokonnikova Activist Pussy Riot, Magid Magid European, Arjun Appadurai Hannah Arendt’s Student and Professor of Anthropology, Efrem Amare Director of The National Museum of Ethiopia Neil Harbisson Cyborg Artist Tosa Novmichi of Maywa Denki Nonsense Artist Hisa Uzawa Noh Theatre Lead Performer, Japan’s Living National Treasure Richard Bernstein Hannah Arendt’s Student and Professor, The New School Roger Berkowitz Director of the Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities, Bard College Hiroshi Ishiguro Director of the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory Leon Botstein Hannah Arendt’s Student and President of Bard College Shishido Hiroyuki Shinto Priest and Rapper Brewster Kahle Director of the Internet Archive Metasebia Endalamaw Curator of The National Museum of Ethiopia Kanjuro Kiritake II Bunraku Puppetry Master, Japan’s Living National Treasure Adrienn Almásy Curator in the Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan, The British Museum Allan McRobie Professor in Engineering, Cambridge University Samantha Hill Assistant Director of the Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities Erica Humanoid, Hiroshi Ishiguro Humanoid, Sarah Steele VR Program Manager at Google Zachary Lieberman Founder of the School for Poetic Computation Takako Furukawa Hypnotherapist.

Luxembourg Film Festival

With over 29,100 visitors in 2019 and a 21% increase of cinema audience members, the Luxembourg City Film Festival has firmly established itself as the nation’s leading cinema event and is one of Europe’s festivals with the most spectacular growth.

Supported by the Ministry of Culture and the City of Luxembourg, Luxembourg City Film Festival is the country’s official film festival. With this in mind, it is committed to presenting high-quality, exclusive content of undeniable artistic value, featuring a vast panorama of international contemporary fiction and documentary films, special screenings, Luxembourgish productions and a young audiences programme.

Beyond the 208 screenings in the three partner cinema complexes (Ciné Utopia, Kinepolis Kirchberg, and the Cinémathèque de la Ville de Luxembourg), the Festival welcomed 327 international guests and professional visitors in 2019 and dares to venture beyond film theatres, hosting special evening eventsfree workshopsexhibitions and concerts in many of the capital’s cultural institutions. In the nine years since its inception, the Festival didn't just earn the trust of these national institutions, but hosted several events in collaboration with international partners such as the United Nations, diplomatic representations, the European Film Academy, the World Bank as well as other Festivals.

In 2012 the Luxembourg City Film Festival became competitive with awards for the best international fiction film (10,000 €), best documentary (5,000 €) and best young audience film (2,000 €).

From 5th - 15th March 2020, the Festival will return for its 10th edition. Visitors can expect 11 days centered on cinema inside and outside the theatres in the city centre of Luxembourg.


Find out more and buy your tickets here!