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Abbout Productions produces feature films and documentaries and supports Arabic-language movies with a distinctly Arab voice, expressing the identity of the region. The company was established in 1998 by...

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Panoptic at the Locarno Film Festival

27 July 2017

Panoptic directed by Rana Eid has been selected to take part of the Locarno Film Festival in the Signs of Life section.

The documentary delves into Beirut's underground and explores Lebanon's schizophrenia. Depicting a nation thriving for modernity while ignoring the...

Ila Ayn 60th anniversary screening at Cannes Classics

25 May 2017

The Cannes International Film Festival has just announced that a restored copy of Ila Ayn by Georges Nasser initiated by Abbout Productions and Fondation Liban Cinema will be screening during the Cannes Classics section during this year's 70th anniversary of the...

PRESS

Le duo Joana Hadjithomas et Khalil Joreige exposent à Dubaï

17 April 2012

A l'occasion de la tenue de leur exposition 'Lebanese Rocket Society: part III, IV, V' du 19 mars au 19 avril 2012 à la galerie The Third Line...

"Je veux voir" : la star sur le champ de bataille

02 December 2008

C'est une figure souvent moquée : l'acteur vedette qui passe très vite en un pays marqué par le malheur - George Clooney au Soudan...

Gate #5 - Rolling Stones Middle East review

10 January 2012

A fascinating look at the lives of those working at one of Beirut's busy ports, Gate #5 is, on occasion, disconso­lately bleak. Lingering shots of...

The Valley by Ghassan Salhab receives a grant from the World Cinema Support

06 March 2013

The Valley by Ghassan Salhab has received a grant from the World Cinema Support

The World Cinema Support...

Melodrama Habibi - Variety Review

05 August 2008

After a '70s-inspired animated opening, Tamba quickly sets two apparently mutually exclusive worlds on a collision course. In Paris, former crooner Bruno...

Nadim Mishlawi: Behind the Walls of “Sector Zero”

07 April 2012

Nadim Mishlawi's directorial debut Sector Zero premiered in December 2011 at the Dubai International Film...

Tramontane - critique Les Inrocks

03 March 2017

Un jeune Libanais, Rabih, pétri de talent (il chante et joue de la guitare), a besoin de faire refaire ses papiers pour partir en tournée en...

La Vallée critique Télérama

23 March 2016

Sur une route du Liban, un homme perd la mémoire après un accident. Recueilli par des inconnus, il vit avec eux dans une villa où est...

L’hommage aux rêveurs de Hadjithomas et Joreige

29 February 2012

'How Soon is Now : A Tribute to Dreamers' est la première exposition individuelle du duo Joana Hadjithomas et Khalil Joreige à Beyrouth. Les...

The Valley by Ghassan Salhab receives a production fund from the World Cinema Fund

03 July 2013

At the 18th jury session of the World Cinema Fund (WCF), four new film projects were selected for...