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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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A Time To Rest by Myriam el Hajj awarded the Special Jury Prize at FIDADOC

11 May 2015

The Special jury prize of the FIDADOC (Agadir International Documentary Festival) is awarded to A Time to Rest by Myriam el Hajj.

Synopsis:

Beirut 2013. My uncle Riad and his friends, all veterans of the Christian militias in...

Dégradé selected at La Semaine de la Critique in Cannes

21 April 2015

Dégradé directed by Tarzan and Arab Nasser and co-produced by Abbout Productions has been selected at La Semaine de la Critique in Cannes.

La Semaine de la Critique, artistic director Charles Tesson about the film:
"Dégradé, a black...

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Documentary maker Simon El Habre about how important funding from DIFF has been for his career

10 December 2011

While the red carpets and "We Love Tom" placards may make most of the headlines, behind the scenes at the Dubai International Film Festival over the past few...

'سلم إلى دمشق' يمنح ملص تأشيرة نجاح

16 September 2014

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 wins Best Documentary at the DTFF

22 November 2012

The Lebanese Rocket Society wins the Best Feature Documentary Award and a $100,000 prize money at the 2012 Doha...

The Valley at the Berlinale

15 January 2015

Ghassan Salhab's The Valley will be screening at the Berlin International Film Festival as part of the Berlinale Forum section.

The 45th...

Stable Unstable starts shooting this January

31 December 2011

Happy New Year everyone! We hope that 2012 will be a great year for Lebanese Cinema.

Abbout Productions is proud to announce that shooting on their...

The Valley: Could this be Greek new wave from Lebanon?

17 February 2015

This fascinating European-Middle Eastern co-production represents an important part in a strong (some might say admirable) commitment that the Berlinale...

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...

Beirut Hold'Em is selected by the IFP development program in New York

10 August 2012

Independent Film Week takes place September 16-20, 2012 at various locations throughout Lincoln Center and is a one-of-a-kind event that brings the...

Ladder to Damascus filmed amidst Syrian violence

11 September 2013

The characters in Ladder to Damascus have dreams of being actors and filmmakers.

They fall in love. They disagree with their parents but love them...