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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...
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.
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...
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 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.
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...