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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...


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...


كان يا ما كان «أرز 1»

18 March 2013

10 questions for Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige

18 March 2013

1. How did you first find out about the Lebanese Rocket Society?

Joana: Back in 2001, my sister Tania was doing...

« Tramontane » : un musicien non-voyant comme métaphore du Liban

27 May 2016

Pour partir en tournée en Europe, Rabih, musicien non-voyant qui vit dans une petite ville de la montagne libanaise, a besoin d'un passeport. Cette...

Tramontane selected at La Semaine de la Critique in Cannes

18 April 2016

Tramontane by Vatche Boulghourjian will have its world premiere in the official competition of La Semaine de la Critique at the Cannes International Film...

Le cinéma à l’ombre de l’histoire libanaise

08 April 2016

Comment vivre avec la connaissance du passé, et comment accéder à la vérité historique ? Ces deux questions ne peuvent que...

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...

"سلّم إلى دمشق"... صعود نحو الحرية أو تقهقر في التاريخ!

18 December 2013

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...

Visions Du Réel International Film Festival - Focus 2013: Lebanon

28 March 2013

The Visions Du Réel International Film Festival takes place at Nyon - Switzerland from 19-26 April 2013

For the third time, Visions du...

The Valley at the Dubai Film Festival

27 November 2014

The Valley will be part of the Arabian Nights section at the 2014 Dubai International Film Festival

Screenings schedule:

Mall of the...