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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 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...

Ila Ayn 60th anniversary screening at Cannes Classics

25 May 2017

The Cannes International Film Festival has just announced that a restored copy of Ila Ayn by Georges Nasser initiated by Abbout Productions and Fondation Liban Cinema will be screening during the Cannes Classics section during this year's 70th anniversary of the...


Ghassan Salhab, de Beyrouth à ’La Montagne’

07 November 2011

Le nouveau film du réalisateur libanais Ghassan Salhab sera projeté au Metropolis à partir du 3 novembre. Fadi, interprété...

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...

Nadim Mishlawi: Behind the Walls of “Sector Zero”

07 April 2012

Nadim Mishlawi's directorial debut Sector Zero premiered in December 2011 at the Dubai International Film...

Joana Hadjithomas Interview

16 April 2013

Joana Hadjithomas is back in the director's chair with new documentary The Lebanese Rocket Society - a film that tells a part of Lebanese history that has...

« 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...

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...

The Lebanese Rocket Society wins Best Documentary at the DTFF

22 November 2012

The Lebanese Rocket Society wins the Best Feature Documentary Award and a $100,000 prize money at the 2012 Doha...

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...

A portal into Syria's civil war

12 September 2013

It is a wonder that the director Mohamad Malas was able to film Ladder to Damascus at all, let alone secure its world...

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...