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Previous Next Souraya A film by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige Social, Thriller 2045 In crisis-stricken Beirut, Souraya is expecting a child. Alone. Her husband is forced to work abroad. Lying on her bed, motionless, idle, she watches the world through various screens from her laptop, phone, social media… She films her life and that […]


Previous Next Sphere A film by Alain Gomis Biopic, 2045 Mixing times and spaces, Sphere is the syncopated story of the iconic jazz pianist Thelonious Sphere Monk.  Based on real-life events and on his music, the film spins around while Monk dances, stumbles, fights, loses himself… A musical inner vision journey, in the intricate mind […]

A Taste of Paradise

Previous Next A Taste of Paradise A film by Cynthia Sawma Dramatic Comedy, 2045 After finding a job as a background actress, a middle-aged housewife tastes real freedom for the first time in her life while Lebanon is in economic upheaval in the wake of a financial collapse. Producers Georges Schoucair (Abbout Productions), Matthew Gledhill (Wheelhouse […]

Dance with Me

Dance with Me A film by Leila Basma Documentary, 2045 My uncle, Adam Basma, fled our conventional muslim Lebanese family to Los Angeles at a young age to become a successful belly dancer. Making similar life choices, I find myself wondering what Adam has to share with me about family acceptance, belonging, and extravagant dreams.  […]

Dancing on the edge of a volcano

Previous Next Dancing on the edge of a volcano A film by Cyril Aris Documentary, 2023 Seeing it as an effort of resistance, a Lebanese film crew struggles and perseveres to shoot their film, amidst a crumbling society and in the aftermath of the Beirut port explosion of August 4th, 2020. Producers Myriam Sassine (Abbout Productions), […]


Previous Next Suspended A film by Myriam El Hajj Documentary , 2045 Using weapons, voting booths, or the streets of Beirut. These are the choices of Georges, Joumana, and Perla. Three intersecting destinies, three generations, and the same desire to change a sick country: Lebanon. As various crises unfold, they are faced with a dilemma: […]

It’s a Sad and Beautiful World

Previous Next It’s a Sad and Beautiful World A film by Cyril Aris Dramatic Comedy, 2045 Warm-hearted idealist Nino and wounded cynic Yasmina are star-crossed lovers living in Beirut. But as conflict continues to dominate their lives, Nino and Yasmina’s relationship is torn apart by whether or not to leave the country, a question that […]

Under Construction

Previous Next Under Construction A film by Nadim Tabet Horror, 2045 Strange events occur in a construction site located next to a Lebanese village that was under the Syrian army occupation in the past. As tension rises between the Syrian workers and the Lebanese villagers, a young worker Tarek becomes convinced that the site is […]


Previous Next Commedia A film by Myriam El Hajj Drama, 2020 Lebanon 2018. Nour, a 30-year-old Lebanese actress, returns home following the arrest of her father, a politician who committed a bomb attack. Determined to understand her father’s mysterious act, Nour roams in a country ravaged by corruption. What starts as an investigation becomes an […]

A Perfect Day

Previous Next A Perfect Day A film by Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige Drama, 2005 Twenty four hours in the life of Malek, a young man living in the present day with his mother Claudia in Beirut. He suffers from narcolepsy and falls asleep as soon as he stops moving. On this day, Malek manages […]