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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...

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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...

Maskoon Fantastic Film Festival 2017 - Short Film Competition

23 February 2017

Call for submissions - Maskoon Fantastic Film Festival 2017

Shoot a genre short film and get a chance to win big at the first fantastic Film Festival in the...

PRESS

جريج وحاجي توما يبرعان في تحصين الذاكرة

15 April 2013

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...

The Valley released in France

11 March 2016

The Valley by Ghassan Salhab will be released in France on March 23 2016

Following a car accident on a lone mountain road, a middle-aged man loses...

Balle Perdue - Critique Excessif

23 November 2011

Balle perdue est un film aux apparences trompeuses. S'il commence comme la banale histoire d'une femme, dans la banlieue nord de Beyrouth à la fin...

Tramontane awarded the 22nd Rail D'Or Award

27 May 2016

After a great reception in Cannes during its Critics Week screening, Tramontane has been awarded the 22nd Rail D'Or Award, a prize that has been presented...

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...

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...

Tramontane by Vatche Boulghourjian receives a grant from the World Cinema Support (CNC)

13 February 2015

Tramontane by Vatche Boulghourjian has received a grant...

Rocket launch

02 April 2013

Heading into the theatre packed with intrigued faces, I overheard someone: "Is this one of those spoof films? Or is there really a society like that?" I must...

It's a wrap!

29 January 2012

It's a wrap on Stable Unstable by Mahmoud Hojeij.

Thanks to everyone for taking part of this...