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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...


The Valley awarded the FIPRESCI Jury Award

30 March 2015

The Valley, by Ghassan Salhab, received the FIPRESCI Jury Award at the 29th Fribourg International Film Festival.

Following a car accident on a...

The Lebanese Rocket Society in Copenhagen and Sevilla

02 November 2012

The Lebanese Rocket Society is selected at the CPH:DOX festival in Copenhagen.


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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...

غسان سلهب الباحث عن الكيمياء

22 October 2014

The Valley wins the best director award at Abu Dhabi

01 November 2014

Ghassan Salhab was awarded the "Best Director Of The Arab World" prize for his latest film The Valley at the Abu Dhabi International Film...

La Vallée atmosphere d'angoisse a la Berlinale

13 February 2015

Le réalisateur libanais est l'auteur des remarqués Terra Incognita et Temps Mort. Son film s'enroule dans une théâtralité...

بين المصعد وكنبة الاعترافات: الحياة «طـالع نازل»

20 January 2014

Gate #5 review: The multifaceted, contentious world of Lebanese documentary

19 December 2011

There are several memorable moments in "Gate #5," Simon El Habre's 2011 feature-length documentary, which had its world premiere at the Dubai International...

The Valley in competition at the Carthage Film Festival

19 November 2014

The Valley by Ghassan Salhab is selected at the 2014 edition of the Carthage Film Festival in the Feature Narrative Competition.


Dubai Film Market selects 12 Arab titles to receive post-production funds

14 September 2011

Dubai: Enjaaz, the post-production fund of the Dubai International Film Festival’s Dubai Film Market, today provided a first look at 12 of the most...