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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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Directors announced for Lebanon Factory

21 September 2016

After Taiwan, Nordic, Chile and South Africa, Lebanon Factory will open 2017 Directors Fortnight in Cannes with 4 short films cowritten and co-directed by 8 directors: 4 Lebanese and 4 foreign ones from Portugal, Costa Rica, Bosnia Herzegovina and France.

The Four...

Trêve by Myriam Hage wins jury award at Arkipel 4th Jakarta Int. Doc & Exp Film Fest

04 October 2016

A Time To Rest by Myriam Hage wins the jury award at Arkipel 4th Jakarta Int. Doc & Exp Film Fest.

"The Juror greatly appreciates how this documentary presents, frames, and includes personal perspectives in a historical wound neatly hidden inside ourselves and...

PRESS

Yanoosak review

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...

Tramontane awarded the 22nd Rail D'Or Award

27 May 2016

After a great reception in Cannes during its Critics Week screening, Tramontane has been awarded the 22nd Rail D'Or Award, a prize that has been presented...

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...

Gate #5 Screening at European Film Market at Berlinale

06 February 2012

Simon El Habre's second feature length documentary GATE #5 can be previewed at a Market Screening of our colleagues...

Georges Hachem’s debut film hits the target

03 November 2010

Even the most die-hard fans of Lebanese film may not have heard of Georges Hachem, but that is about to change.

Hachem’s first feature-length...

Beirut Calling: Contemporary Video Art From Lebanon

16 February 2012

Beirut Calling: Contemporary Video Art From Lebanon

The...

First-born in the year of the first war

24 March 2010

BEIRUT: By now, the components of the tale are so familiar they can be broken down and re-assembled like an AK-47.

The political class seems...

Ladder To Damascus at the BFI London Film Festival

04 September 2013

Ladder To Damascus by Mohamad Malas has been selected at the 57th BFI London Film...

«طالع نازل».. عيادة تسمح بدخول ذوات الناس

08 January 2014

Maskoon Fantastic Film Festival - Call for Genre Arab Shorts

21 June 2016

Call for submissions- Maskoon Fantastic Film Festival