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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

Beirut Lady of the World


In honor of Beirut, and to commemorate the anniversary of the Civil War of 1975, I have posted below my favorite poem in English and Arabic of my beloved capital … Continue reading

April 13, 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

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

In the Middle East: Abuse of the female body is out of fear and want of power


Lebanese like to claim that women here are freer than in other Arab countries. Because we are allowed to wear what we like in public. Because we are allowed to … Continue reading

February 6, 2012 · 7 Comments

Meeting Maya… :)


As I waited for my flight at the duty-free with my grandmother at the airport last christmas, I did the usual wandering about at the “Virgin Megastore” next to the … Continue reading

March 20, 2010 · Leave a comment