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Still Burning

Still Burning tells the unexpected reunion in Paris in June 1998 of André, a Lebanese filmmaker living and working in France, and Walid, the very close friend he has not seen for years. In their youth, in Beirut, during the civil war, they were both possessed by the same artistic vocation: Cinema, but also by the same woman: Amira. Their reunion, all night long, will not fail to awaken their old repressed demons for better or for worse.Read More

The Insult: An Authentic One (Review)

A new Lebanese movie is currently showing in Lebanese movie theaters, and is taking everyone’s breath away: The Insult by Ziad Doueiri.Read More

The Insult

In today’s Beirut, an insult blown out of proportions finds Toni, a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser, a Palestinian refugee, in court. From secret wounds to traumatic revelations, the media circus surrounding the case puts Lebanon through a social explosion, forcing Toni and Yasser to reconsider their lives and prejudices.Read More

Go Home

Nada is going home. Or at least she wants to. When she comes back to Lebanon, she realizes she's a foreigner in her own country...Read More

Heaven Sent

After twenty years of separation, Samir, a former militiaman thought to be dead, reappears in Omar?s life, his little brother who became a bodyguard in Beirut. Between drama and comedy, Samir confronts a country to which he no longer belongs.Read More

The Road

Rana AND Guy, a young married couple live in Beirut. A city forced into modernity and constantly transforming to a rhythm of an unstable environment. Rana suddenly quits her job and falls slowly into a state of lingering. Guy decides they need to take the road towards the mountains. The road becomes one of remembrance and nostalgia.Read More

Mayyel Ya Ghzayyel – Those Who Remain

In the complex geo-political spot of Shambouk in North Lebanon, a few kilometres away from Syria, where borders, religious doctrines and communities intersect, lives Haykal, a 60- year-old Christian farmer. There, he settled a farm, a restaurant and is building his home, with his own hands that are never too tired to work. Those Who Remain follows Haykal's struggle to stay in his land amidst sectarian tensions, fear and hopelessness.Read More

Tramontane – Rabih

Rabih, a young blind man, lives in a small village in Lebanon. His life unravels when he tries to apply for a passport and discovers that his identification card is a forgery. Traveling across rural Lebanon in search of a record of his own birth, he meets people on the far fringes of society who tell their own stories, open further questions and give Rabih minor clues about his true identity.Read More

Nour (Review)

My name is Nour, I am 15 and I have a marriage which I can't evade...my marriage.Read More


The movie is about a weird condition put, by the old wealthy lady on her grandson, that says: to get the inheritance, you should find a girl that looks like a picture of a pretty young woman.Read More