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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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Panoptic at the Locarno Film Festival

27 July 2017

Panoptic directed by Rana Eid has been selected to take part of the Locarno Film Festival in the Signs of Life section.

The documentary delves into Beirut's underground and explores Lebanon's schizophrenia. Depicting a nation thriving for modernity while ignoring 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...

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Peter Weir Joins Dubai Film Festival Jury

23 November 2011

The six-time Oscar nominee will join German filmmaker Emily Atef and actor Amr Waked in December.

LONDON – Director Peter Weir, actor Amr...

Manoug Manougian, l’étoffe discrète des héros

15 April 2013

« THE LEBANESE ROCKET SOCIETY » Il aurait pu être le personnage d'un thriller ou d'un film d'aventures tant l'histoire qui a...

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...

"Balle perdue" : Beyrouth 1976, l'été de tous les dangers

22 November 2011

En deux films - Caramel (2007) et Et maintenant on va où ? (2011) -, la belle Nadine Labaki s'est imposée, au titre de réalisatrice et...

Documenting a world of many truths

18 May 2012

BEIRUT: Documentary is pervasive in Lebanon. Fledgling filmmakers the world over cut their teeth on documentary before moving on to feature-length...

Maskoon Fantastic Film Festival: Chadi Abo VFX Masterclass

30 August 2016

Chadi Abo will be a guest at the Maskoon Fantastic Film Festival where he will hold a VFX Masterclass.

Discover The Hidden World Of VFX - a...

Stable Unstable - Screen Daily Review

12 December 2013

A delightfully made drama - with some rather nice subtle comedy elements - Stable Unstable (Talih Nezil) is a classy and impressively structured film that...

« 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...

«طالع نازل» لمحمود حجيج.. متحرر من الكليشيهات

12 December 2013

Huitième édition des Ecrans du réel - Metropolis Cinema Sofil

20 March 2012

Pour la 8ème année consécutive, l'Institut français, en collaboration avec le Metropolis, organise « Les Ecrans du...