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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

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

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

Cinemoz – In Honor of Women’s International Day – Arabic Films


Cinemoz pays homage to International Women’s Day with a week of films dedicated to women from the Arab World.

March 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

“Chatti Ya Dinni” Premiere – ‘Here Comes the Rain’


I’m loving the movement in reviving the Lebanese cinema. From the delicious, bittersweet ‘Caramel’, to the heart-wrenching tragedy in ‘Stray Bullet’. To the upcoming horror film ‘Sorry Mum’ and the … Continue reading

May 29, 2011 · Leave a comment