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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...
Stable Unstable and Ladder To Damascus at the 10th Dubai International Film Festival
19 November 2013
Stable Unstable by Mahmoud Hojeij will have its world premiere at the 10th Dubai International Film Festival
"Lebanese director Mahmoud Hojeij brings his first feature Stable Unstable, which uses the device of a therapist's office to...
Ladder to Damascus - The Hollywood Reporter Review
15 September 2013
Acclaimed Syrian director Mohamad Malas speaks from the heart in the language of poetry.
Filmed in the midst of armed conflict with bombs exploding near the set, Ladder to Damascus partakes of the tragic ongoing reality of Syria today. Like the Egyptian Rags and...
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...
Gate #5 at the Arabische Filmfestival Tübinger
20 April 2012
Gate #5 is selected at The Arab Film Festival in Tübingen, which will take place from 2 to 9 May 2012.
40 Arab films from Egypt, Algeria...
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...
Nadim Mishlawi awarded at the Academy of Arts in Berlin
04 February 2013
The Akademie der Künste (Academy of Arts in Berlin) has announced this years winners of the Art Prize. Lebanese filmmaker
Ghassan Salhab, de Beyrouth à ’La Montagne’
07 November 2011
Le nouveau film du réalisateur libanais Ghassan Salhab sera projeté au Metropolis à partir du 3 novembre. Fadi, interprété...
The Lebanese Rocket Society - Les Inrocks critique
02 May 2013
Pendant la vision de ce film sur la conquête spatiale libanaise, il arrive que l'on s'interroge. Poisson d'avril ? Documenteur ? Mais...
21 October 2010
What happens when a cheerful Swiss guy falls for a smoky-eyed Lebanese girl and follows her to Beirut? In ‘Yanoosak' (roughly, ‘You're so cute...
Sector Zero wins the Muhr Arab Documentary First Prize Award at the DIFF 2011
14 December 2011
Sector Zero by Nadim Mishlawi wins the Muhr Arab Documentary First Prize Award at the 8th Dubai International Film...
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...
Rencontre avec Georges Schoucair, producteur libanais et directeur de Abbout Productions
16 May 2010
« Le rôle du producteur est de relier l’argent et les talents. Au Liban, nous n’avons pas de politique institutionnelle, mais nous...