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LEBANON / Beirut hosts Copeam’s annual conference

Copeam (Conférence Permanente de l’Audiovisuel Méditerranéen) held its 24th annual conference and its 23rd AGM in the Lebanese capital from May 11th to 13th. Organized with Télé Lebanon, the Lebanese public television, this year’s event looks at “Mediterranean narration: complexities, media response and public opinion”. His Excellency General Michel Aoun, President of the Lebanese Republic, …

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LEBANON / Candidate call for the 4th Talents Beirut

The fourth Talents Beirut will be held in the Lebanese capital from September 21st to 25th 2017. It aims to support young Arab talent by giving them the chance to show their work and meet others working in the film business. The candidate call is open from March 8th to May 8th 2017. Directors of …

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EUROPE LEBANON / 12th edition of the Samir Kassir Award

The call for applications of the Samir Kassir Award for Press Freedom has just been launched. Created in 2006 by the European Union, this award commemorates a Lebanese journalist and writer assassinated in 2005. The Award goes to journalists who report and uncover violations, violence, injustice, corruption or mismanagement, often at the risk of their …

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LEBANON / Arabsat ordered to continue broadcasting the Hezbollah channel

In early December a Lebanese court ordered the satellite operator Arabsat, based in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), to resume transmitting Al Manar TV, which it had cut off in December 2015. In an action brought by Al Manar’s management, Hassan Hamdane, the Lebanese judge for urgent affairs, ruled that Arabsat must reopen Al Manar‘s signal on …

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LEBANON / Beirut DC launches the 2nd Beirut Cinema Platform

The Lebanese association Beirut DC has opened a call for films for the second Beirut Cinema Platform (BCP), a co-production platform for independent directors and producers from the Arab world working on their first or second feature film (drama or documentary). The aim is to bring people working in independent cinema together with international professionals …

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LEBANON / Call for films for the 9th Beirut Arab Film Festival

Beirut DC is calling for films for the 9th Ayam Beirut Al Cinema’iya, the Arab Film Festival in Beirut, which runs in the Lebanese capital from March 16th to 26th 2017. Registration is open until December 3rd 2016. The festival is for any drama film or documentary, long or short, either made in the Arab …

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LEBANON / Filming Ziad Doueiri’s “L’insulte” in Beirut

Having recently adapted Yasmina Khadra’s best-seller “The Attack” and then worked on the Canal Plus series “Baron Noir”, Ziad Doueiri returns to his home town Beirut to make his fourth feature film, “L’Insulte”, which began shooting on June 7th. It’s a story about a Lebanese Christian who, watering the flowers on his balcony, accidentally spills …

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