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I wanted to write…


I haven´t blogged for a while. There were many things I could have written about for the past few months. I could have written about the militia kidnappings for ransoms … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · 7 Comments

Prelude Magazine… Coming soon


Farah Al Hashim is a Lebanese Kuwaiti filmmaker, who studied in New York and is now living in Los Angeles. She is preparing for a feature film (with me) called … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

My review on the film Man of Honor (Insanon Charif)


As a subject, Jean Claude Codsi should be applauded for tackling it so passionately. As a story line idea, it was an interesting perspective that would have been part of … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · 2 Comments

Interview with the actor Chadi Haddad


Tell us about the character that you play Farid is a young 23 year old Jordanian man, is a contradicting young man who lives a modern free life, who drinks … Continue reading

April 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

“A Grain of Sand – in the eye of the sun” – an interview with Nagy Souraty


 “A GRAIN OF SAND in the eye of the sun” is a representation of a scientist/scholar who has become blind because he was able to “see”. He refutes accusations that … Continue reading

March 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Interview with the director Jean Claude-Codsi


Brahim a lonely car seller in Lebanon has a chance encounter with Leila, for whom he committed a murder 20 years ago in Jordan. Due to that, he was forced … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Taxi el Ballad – Cinemoz review


My review on Taxi el Ballad on Cinemoz  When you enjoy a film that doesn’t really have a plot, it must be a really pleasant film to watch, because that means … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cinemoz Piece: The Skyrocketing rise in Arab short films: is it only temporary?


My piece on the Cinemoz Blog: Along with the sweeping changes that have occurred throughout the Middle East last year, the Arab Cinema has also experienced an upheaval and proved … Continue reading

March 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

My Cinemoz Piece: Figure of the Month: Faten Hamama


My Article on the Cinemoz Blog: Figure of the month – Faten Hamama: In order to do justice to ‘Women’s month’ we cannot not pay homage to a long-standing figure … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Beirut Film Festival and the price of censorship


While crowds of people flocked to follow up on Iranian President Ahmadinajad’s every move upon his arrival to Lebanon, I was busy in UNESCO, working with a wonderful team of … Continue reading

October 15, 2010 · 5 Comments