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Scheherazade’s Diary

Imprisoned women, whether mothers or daughters, take center stage in Scheherazade’s Diary, a documentary filmed throughout the drama therapy/theatre project set up by Zeina Daccache in 2012 in Lebanon s’ Baabda Prison. The women inmates mine the depths of personal experience and confront patriarchy as they prepare and present the first theatre play staged inside an Arab women’s prison.

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Waynon Void

Six Lebanese women representing three generations, each one still waiting for the man in her life
who was kidnapped during the Lebanese Civil War and is still missing.Their hidden emotional wounds are opened once again, one day prior to a protest in Beirut to keep their cause alive.

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She and Politics

After a violent breakup with Saeid, a prominent politician’s son, Jihan Nasr will stop at nothing to bring Saeid and his father, Minister Refaat, down and expose their corruption.¬†She is further aided by a journalist and buys some insiders. But elections are near and the Minister will apply all means to suppress her and her […]

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Heritages

Director Philippe Aractingi sees himself having to leave his motherland, Lebanon, to settle elsewhere for the third time in his life. While he and his family are evacuated to France on-board a military ship, he realizes that his ancestors have also been fleeing from wars or massacres for five generations now. All of them have been exiled at least once.

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Neswen

Jaroudi Media & Eyeshot Production present Neswen (“ladies” is Arabic), a black comedy that addresses the broader issues of extremism and social prejudice through the scope of sexism and gender equality.

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Elias Zayek: The New Lebanese Face Finally on the Big Screen

Elias Zayek: The New Lebanese Face Finally on the Big Screen

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Insan Hayawan Chay’

Ramzi, Sam and Sahar were sent by their psychology teacher Nour to a Lebanese village Ain AL Jen to investigate a series of supernatural activities.

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Asfouri

A film by Fouad Alaywan, showing NOVEMBER 7 in all Lebanese cinemas. It’s Beirut in the 1970s. Karim lives with his family in a traditional building[...]

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BeBe

A 33 year old mentally impaired girl leaves home for the first time alone, with a bag of one million dollars in cash.

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Ghadi

In a traditional neighborhood of a small Lebanese coastal town, Leba (Georges Khabbaz) is a music instructor. Social pressure leads him to get married and have children[...]

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