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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...
Stable Unstable and Ladder To Damascus at the 10th Dubai International Film Festival
19 November 2013
Stable Unstable by Mahmoud Hojeij will have its world premiere at the 10th Dubai International Film Festival
"Lebanese director Mahmoud Hojeij brings his first feature Stable Unstable, which uses the device of a therapist's office to...
Ladder to Damascus - The Hollywood Reporter Review
15 September 2013
Acclaimed Syrian director Mohamad Malas speaks from the heart in the language of poetry.
Filmed in the midst of armed conflict with bombs exploding near the set, Ladder to Damascus partakes of the tragic ongoing reality of Syria today. Like the Egyptian Rags and...
Gate #5 at the Arabische Filmfestival Tübinger
20 April 2012
Gate #5 is selected at The Arab Film Festival in Tübingen, which will take place from 2 to 9 May 2012.
40 Arab films from Egypt, Algeria...
The Valley and Even Donkeys Have Remorse at the Dubai Film Connection
19 November 2012
The Valley by Ghassan Salhab and Even Donkeys Have Remorse by Shirin Abou Shaqra will be part of the Dubai Film Connection at the 9th Dubai International...
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...
The Lebanese Rocket Society - Hollywood Reporter Review
02 October 2012
Filmmakers Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige's docu centers on Lebanon's forgotten space program and the professor in Beirut who developed rockets...
Quality ‘will decide funding for films’
27 October 2011
A panel of filmmakers, producers and distributors have shared their views on some of the issues involved in financing film projects, particularly for...
Balle Perdue - Critique (avoir-alire.com)
23 November 2011
Avec sa mise en scène épurée, Balle perdue dresse un portrait sans concession d’un pays en pleine guerre civile. Enthousiasmant et...
A Perfect Day - Critique Les Inrockuptibles
28 February 2006
Par rapport à la vision périphérique qu'offrait l'étonnant Cendres, précédent court métrage de ce tandem...
Ladder To Damascus at the BFI London Film Festival
04 September 2013
Lebanese Rocket Society - Critique Critikat
02 May 2013
Dans les années 1960, un groupe de scientifiques aurait construit et lancé une fusée au Liban, avant que le gouvernement n'intime...
L’inoubliable 'Balle Perdue' de Georges Hachem
20 January 2011
Après avoir remporté le Muhr du meilleur film arabe au Festival international du film de Dubaï, 'Balle perdue' passe sur nos grands...