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LEBANON / A new channel created within the MBC group

On the evening of September 21st in Beirut the Middle East Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) will launch its new channel, MBC5, specifically for Morocco and North African countries. Mazen Hayek, MBC spokesperson, says, “MBC5 has many objectives for the region, all of them ambitious. It goes without saying that this project will stimulate investment, significantly increase …

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LEBANON / The director Ahmad Ghossein wins three awards at the ICW of the Venice Film Festival

Ahmad Ghossein’s Lebanese film All This Victory has won three awards during the International Critics’ Week at the 76th Venice Film Festival: the Critics’ Grand Prix, the Audience Award and the Best Technical Contribution Award. Synopsis. Lebanon, July 2006. War is raging between the Hezbollah and Israel. During a 24-hour ceasefire, Marwan sets off in …

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LEBANON / The Samir Kassir Award for press freedom announces its winners

The 14th ceremony of the Samir Kassir Award for the Freedom of the Press was held in Beirut on May 30th. Three journalists were rewarded for their work, in the categories “opinion piece”, “investigative article” and “audiovisual report”, with each winner receiving €10,000. The winners in the “opinion piece” and “investigative article” categories are both …

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LEBANON / The documentary Tadmor coming to French cinemas

Monika Borgmann and Lokman Slim’s documentary Tadmor will be released in French cinemas on June 5th. The film gives voice to a group of 22 Lebanese ex-prisoners, determined to speak out about their long years in prison in Palmyra (Syria), after the popular uprising against the Syrian regime in 2011. In a series of individual …

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LEBANON / Applications open for the 2nd FFFMED

The second Films Femmes Francophones | Méditerranée will be held from November 4th to 11th 2019 in the Jounieh region of the Lebanon. It is organized by Bande à Part Productions, in partnership with the Lebanon’s French Institute, Jounieh’s French Institute and the NDU International Film Festival. Specifically for feature-length dramas, FFFMED is a week-long …

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LEBANON / Beirut DC unveils its Funding Guide for Arab Producers

The Funding Guide for Arab Producers lists information on all the international funds and industry platforms to which Arab producers can apply for their film projects. It includes funds and markets in Europe and the United States which encourage co-productions with Arab countries. With regard to Arab national funds and platforms, the guide lists only …

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LEBANON FRANCE / Nadine Labaki to chair the jury of Un certain regard at Cannes

Lebanese actress, screenwriter and director Nadine Labaki will chair the jury of Un Certain Regard at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Founded in 1978, Un Certain Regard runs parallel to the Official Competition and is known for its original and daring films, usually made by little-known directors. The jury look for new ways of story-telling …

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