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18/01/2012

Beirut workshop to discuss Lebanese film and audiovisual sceneBeirut workshop to discuss Lebanese film and audiovisual scene

On January 20, participants will discuss the film and audiovisual sector in Lebanon, from funding to production and screening, in its local and regional context.

Mrs. Angelina Eichhorst)--> Download the press release "Brief summary of the discussion at the round table workshop" [English, French, Arabic] Visit the Photo Gallery On 20 January 2012, a meeting will be held in Beirut with Lebanese authorities...

Programme Activities, Lebanon

02/12/2011

Torino Film Lab awards funding to Italian - Lebanese filmTorino Film Lab awards funding to Italian - Lebanese film

An Italian-Lebanese co production is among four films that received production funding from the Torino Film Lab on Tuesday. Beirut I Love You, a co production by Zena el Khalil and Gigi Roccati, received $106,000 (euros 80,000). The film also...

Events and Festivals, Lebanon

28/11/2011

Lebanon tops South Mediterranean entries for Dubai film festivalLebanon tops South Mediterranean entries for Dubai film festival

Filmmakers from the South Mediterranean, especially from Lebanon and Egypt, will be rubbing shoulders with the likes of Tom Cruise and Indian superstar Shah Rukh Khan on at the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) next month. The festival is...

Events and Festivals, Lebanon

21/11/2011

Lebanon to host 18th European Film Festival

Thirty-three European films will be presented at the 18th European Film Festival in Lebanon which will be held from 24 November to 4 December in the two theatres of the Cinema Metropolis Empire Sofil (Ashrafieh) in Beirut. A Delegation press...

Events and Festivals, Lebanon

15/11/2011

Dima Al Joundi, Lebanese director and producerDima Al Joundi, Lebanese director and producer

Dima speaks about the Arab Spring’s effects on cinema in the region

A series of interview with film directors who attended the first regional Euromed Audiovisual III conference in Tunis. A question was asked: what are the effects of the Arab spring on the cinema industry in the region?“Few Arab directors think...

Lebanon

11/10/2011

..né.à Beyrouth DVD now on iTunes..né.à Beyrouth DVD now on iTunes

It’s the first time that Lebanese short films are distributed through iTunes channel. iTunes store: ..né.à Beyrouth’s now presents a selection of short films from the Lebanese Film Festival. The application contains 5 short films, including “Non...

Industry, Events and Festivals, Lebanon

06/10/2011

Labaki’s Where Do We Go Now? breaks new ground in LebanonLabaki’s Where Do We Go Now? breaks new ground in Lebanon

Comedy-drama about religious tension posts biggest box office ever for an Arabic-language film. Nadine Labaki’s Foreign Language Oscar hopeful Where Do We Go Now? is blazing a trail in Lebanon after posting a 30% increase in admissions in its...

Industry, Lebanon

20/09/2011

Where Do We Go Now? and The Rai among TIFF winnersWhere Do We Go Now? and The Rai among TIFF winners

The Cadillac People’s Choice Award has gone to Nadine Labaki’s Where Do We Go Now? (pictured) about a doughty band of women determined to protect their war-torn community. Asghar Farhadi’s Berlin Golden Lion winner A Separation and Ken Scott’s...

Events and Festivals, Industry, Lebanon, Algeria

13/09/2011

Lebanon picks Labaki’s Where Do We Go Now? for Oscar raceLebanon picks Labaki’s Where Do We Go Now? for Oscar race

The film had its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on the 9th of September 2011. Nadine Labaki’s Where Do We Go Now?will be Lebanon’s submission for the Foreign Language Oscar race. Her previous film Caramel was...

Industry, Events and Festivals, Lebanon

29/08/2011

Cinema in Motion 7: Four projects from Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine have been selectedCinema in Motion 7: Four projects from Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine have been selected

Organised with the collaboration of the Amiens and Fribourg International Festivals, Cinema in Motion will enjoy its 7th edition at the 59th San Sebastian Film Festival (16 - 24 September 2011). The four selected films will be screened on Monday,...

Events and Festivals, Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan