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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...


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 gearing up to host the first specialized film festival for horror, action, fantasy and sci-fi in the...

One Of These Days at Final Cut Venice

31 August 2016

One Of These Days by Nadim Tabet will be presented in Final Cut Venice, the workshop dedicated to African and Middle Eastern films in post-production at Venice Film Festival - La Biennale di Venezia.

The fourth edition of the FINAL CUT IN VENICE workshop will take...


Francophone Fund supports The Valley and Beirut Hold'em

19 July 2013

The Francophone Fund for Audiovisual Production from the South awarded a total of €595,000 by its cinema commission this June.

Among the nine...

"Je veux voir" : la star sur le champ de bataille

02 December 2008

C'est une figure souvent moquée : l'acteur vedette qui passe très vite en un pays marqué par le malheur - George Clooney au Soudan...

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...

Interview de Georges Hachem, cinéaste de Balle perdue

22 November 2011

Quelle est l’importance pour vous d’avoir pu constituer une équipe et un plan de production entièrement...

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...

Coming Clean: Sector Zero says the things many don't want to say or hear

11 June 2012

Sector Zero is not for everyone, it is for the thinking viewer, Nadim Mishlawi tells me in a café swarming with tweenies and college students on...

'Stray Bullet' scores first prize in Dubai

19 December 2010

"Stray Bullet" by Lebanese director Georges Hachem won first prize at the the Dubai International Film Festival on Sunday, this year a showcase for new...

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...

L’incontournable Balle Perdue de Georges Hachem

02 November 2011

Balle perdue de Georges Hachem est le premier film entièrement réalisé et produit au Liban. Complexe, tragique, porté par la...

Stray Bullet DVD release

27 December 2012


Stray Bullet directed by Georges Hachem starring Nadine Labaki, Takla Chamoun, Hind Taher, Badih...