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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...


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...

Stable. Unstable Beyrouth, à la folie

24 January 2014

Stable Unstable, Tale3 Nezil dans son titre arabe, est le premier long métrage de Mahmoud Hojeij, produit par Georges Schoucair, et qui regroupe une tête d'affiche impressionnante. Un film de composition où la créativité éclate à...


Gate #5 official website

21 February 2012

Check out the new website for the documentary Gate #5 by Simon El Habre

Michel Kammoun wins the OIF award for Beirut Hold'em

12 December 2011

Director Michel Kammoun received the OIF award (5000€) during the Dubai Film Connection award ceremony for his upcoming movie Beirut...

The Lebanese Rocket Society review NOW

15 April 2013

At the same time the US and the USSR were trying to send a man to the moon, this tiny Arab country was sending ‘Cedars' - entirely locally manufactured...

The Lebanese Rocket Society - Hollywood Reporter Review

02 October 2012

Filmmakers Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige's docu centers on Lebanon's forgotten space program and the professor in Beirut who developed rockets...

Gate #5 world premiere at the Dubai International Film Festival

10 December 2011

Award winning director Simon El Habre's latest documentary Gate #5 had its world premiere at the 8th edition of the Dubai International Film...

"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...

First Set Photos from Stable Unstable

05 January 2012

Mahmoud Hojeij's Stable Unstable started shooting yesterday in Beirut. Check out the picture gallery for the first...

"سلّم إلى دمشق".. ملص والثورة المسلوبة

18 December 2013

Balle Perdue - Critique Excessif

23 November 2011

Balle perdue est un film aux apparences trompeuses. S'il commence comme la banale histoire d'une femme, dans la banlieue nord de Beyrouth à la fin...

How Soon is Now: A Tribute To Dreamers

28 February 2012

Ashkal Alwan and the Beirut Exhibition Center present How Soon is Now: A Tribute to Dreamers, the first solo exhibition of