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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...

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Gate #5 and Sector Zero DVD release

13 December 2012

 

Gate #5 by Simon El Habre and Sector Zero by Nadim...

Visions Du Réel International Film Festival - Focus 2013: Lebanon

28 March 2013

The Visions Du Réel International Film Festival takes place at Nyon - Switzerland from 19-26 April 2013

For the third time, Visions du...

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...

Stray Bullet closing film at FIFOG

23 April 2012

Stray Bullet will be the closing film at the FIFOG (Festival International du Film Oriental de Genève)

The...

Lebanese Rocket Society - Critique Premiere

02 May 2013

Un puissant vent d'utopie souffle sur ce documentaire, celui qui poussa, au début des années 60, une bande de chercheurs et...

Rencontre avec Ghassan Salhab, auteur de La Vallée. Le sillon fertile du cinéma libanais

17 March 2016

Dans ce petit pays, cerné par les troubles, miné par les fractions, le cinéma d'auteur s'amplifie grâce à des artistes...

Lebanese Rocket Society - Indiewire review

09 September 2012

Before the United States went to the moon, Lebanon had a space program. OK, what's the punchline? This prodigiously researched film reminds you that the most...

Mahmoud Hojeij and Ahmad Ghossein at the Berlinale

31 January 2012

The Lebanese Rocket Society - Le Passeur Critique

21 February 2013

A l'origine de The Lebanese Rocket Society, il y a un projet fou, malheureusement vite oublié, et auquel les artistes Joana Hadjithomas et Khalil...

Et le cinéma local pétille à nouveau

30 October 2010

Elie Khalifé et Alexandre Monnier ont concocté un petit bijou de 7ème art qui porte le très attirant titre de Yanoosak. Un pur...