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LEBANON / 13th Lebanese Film Festival

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The 13th Lebanese Film Festival was held from September 17th to 21st in Beirut Souks, Cinemacity. Many of those active on the country’s film festival circuit were there, Carol Mezher, for example, director of Films Femmes Francophones Méditerranée, who is collaborating with the Festival this year. She insisted that, for its 13th edition, the Festival …

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LEBANON / A poster competition for the next Beirut Art Film Festival

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This year, the Beirut Art Film Festival will take place in two stages: the BAFF Intramuros from November 20th to 25th and the BAFF Extramuros, at the campuses of partner universities, in schools and regional cultural centres across the country from November 1st to 30th. During a ceremony in the festival’s offices, the BAFF 2018 …

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LEBANON / Launch of “Girls for change” project

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A project called “Girls for Change” was inaugurated in Beirut on March 29th. Created by Sam Lahloud, founding chairman of the Beirut Film Society, the project is supported by Unicef, ​​in partnership with Canon and the International Film Festival of Notre Dame University. Having set up the Beirut Women’s Film Festival, Sam Lahloud has created …

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LEBANON / 13th Samir Kassir Award for press freedom

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On February 7th the European Union launched a candidate call for the Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press. Candidates have until April 10th to submit their television or radio report or their written article to the Delegation of the European Union to the Lebanon (EUD). The award is split into three categories: best …

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LEBANON SYRIA / The Refugee Film Project

The Refugee Film Project, financed by the Belgian NGO SB Overseas, gives some 30 young Syrian refugees the chance to learn about film-making. Aged between 9 and 14 they all live in the Chatila camp, south of Beirut. Nearly 10,000 Palestinian refugees live in the camp, which dates back to 1948, and since 2011 there …

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LEBANON / Sacking Télé-Liban’s provisional CEO

On May 27th, at the request of the Ministry of Information, a court dismissed Talal Makdessi, provisional head of the Lebanese public television station Télé-Liban. Acting-director since July 2013, Mr. Makdessi’s dismissal had nevertheless been anticipated for several months, after a serious internal conflict between Mr Makdessi and his editor-in-chief. A procedure to appoint a …

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LEBANON / Nadine Labaki’s 3rd feature in post-production

  After Caramel and Maintenant on va où ? the Lebanese film director Nadine Labaki completed shooting her latest feature film in Beirut in March. Carphanaüm, a provisional title, is about children’s rights. Preparation for the film took three years, much of which Labaki spent with abused children. She went to detention centres, juvenile courts, even …

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