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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

Beirut Balconies – By Diane Aftimos


Based between Dubai and Beirut, Diane Aftimos is one of the most renowned photographers in Lebanon. A graduate of USEK, she continued to take workshops in France before coming back … Continue reading

July 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

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

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

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

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

Beirut’s Shame…


Lila Aacharya http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/video/2012/jan/30/beirut-death-nepalese-migrant-video (Haven’t been able to embed the video here, any tips will be helpful) of course, the newspapers wont mention it, we’ll have to wait for Charbel Nahhas to … Continue reading

February 1, 2012 · Leave a comment