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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...


The Valley at the Toronto International Film Festival

12 August 2014

The Valley by Ghassan Salhab will have its world premiere at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in the Contemporary World Cinema category.

After surviving a car crash in the middle of Lebanon's isolated Beqaa Valley, an amnesiac man finds himself held hostage...

Ladder To Damascus - Between dream and disaster

15 April 2014

On 4 March, unsettling news began to spread throughout Internet social forums. It was said that the Syrian filmmaker Mohammad Malas had been arrested on the Syrian-Lebanese border. He had been on his way to Beirut to fly from there to Geneva, where his latest film, "Ladder...


Gate #5 and Sector Zero DVD release

13 December 2012


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

Comment le Liban a failli conquérir l'espace

30 April 2013

Sur le papier, ça tient du canular, du conte de fées ou d'un album d'Hergé. On est à Beyrouth, au début des...

Le Dernier Homme - Critique L'Orient-Le Jour

01 May 2007

Le troisième opus de Ghassan Salhab «Le Dernier homme», ou l'histoire de Beyrouth à sang pour sang présenté aux...

«سلم إلى دمشق» أحسن فيلم عربى عام ٢٠١٣: سلم إلى الحرية

10 January 2014

بين المصعد وكنبة الاعترافات: الحياة «طـالع نازل»

20 January 2014

Lebanese Rocket Society - Critique Studio Cine Live

02 May 2013

Le duo de cinéastes plasticiens libanais de Je veux voir continue à raconter leur pays via sa tentative méconnue de conquête de...

Quand le Liban rêvait de conquérir l’espace

05 April 2013

La ‘Lebanese Rocket Society', c'est un peu ‘Le Cercle des poètes disparus' : une aventure improbable et réjouissante, qui finit...

Upside Down receives a grant from Crossroads

02 March 2012

Upside Down by Ahmad Ghossein received a grand from Crossroads, AFAC's (the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture) special fund for emerging directors from the Arab...

I Want To See and Stray Bullet at Cornerhouse, Manchester

03 April 2012

I Want To See and Stray Bullet will be screened at Cornerhouse, Manchester's international centre for contemporary visual arts and independent film as part...

La Montagne de Ghassan Salhab au festival de Toronto

19 September 2011

300 films pour un seul festival, c'est beaucoup. C'est ce que proposait cette année le festival de Toronto, où l'on trouve vraiment de tout...