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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...


Ghassan Salhab, par monts et par vaux

08 April 2015

Applaudi dans différents festivals (Toronto, Abou Dhabi et Berlin), le film La Vallée, réalisé par Ghassan Salhab et produit...

Maskoon Fantastic Film Festival 14-18 September

01 September 2016

Beirut welcomes the Arab World's first fantastic film festival

Beirut, 1st of September 2016: The Lebanese Capital is...

The Lebanese Rocket Society - Le Passeur Critique

21 February 2013

A l'origine de The Lebanese Rocket Society, il y a un projet fou, malheureusement vite oublié, et auquel les artistes Joana Hadjithomas et Khalil...

Ladder To Damascus is selected at the 35th Cinemed Festival in Montpellier

09 October 2013

Ladder To Damascus is selected at the 35th Cinemed Festival in Montpellier

Ghalia moves to Damascus to...

Le duo Joana Hadjithomas et Khalil Joreige exposent à Dubaï

17 April 2012

A l'occasion de la tenue de leur exposition 'Lebanese Rocket Society: part III, IV, V' du 19 mars au 19 avril 2012 à la galerie The Third Line...

La Vallée Critique Premiere

17 March 2016

Sur une route du Liban, un homme amnésique dépanne la voiture d'un groupe de jeunes gens et les suit dans leur ferme de la plaine de la...

The Inheritor by Halim Sabbagh is selected at the Dubai Film Connection

17 November 2015

The Inheritor by Halim Sabbagh is one of the 12 projects selected to take part of the Dubai Film Connection during the...

First-born in the year of the first war

24 March 2010

BEIRUT: By now, the components of the tale are so familiar they can be broken down and re-assembled like an AK-47.

The political class seems...

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...

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...