- Nadine Labaki:“I believe films have the power to do something”Nadine Labaki has just become the first Arab woman film-maker to be nominated for an Oscar. But her Cannes Festival Jury Prize-winning film about the Syrian migrant crisis in Beirut nearly collapsed when police imprisoned some of her cast, themselves refugees. Robbie Collin meets her - and discovers how she fought for the future of her two youngest stars.
- Cinema Production in Lebanon: Is Culture Melting Away in Consumerism?The current rise in the number of Lebanese film productions compared to the last decade may be a sign of growth but this does not mean that the country is ready for a systematic movie revolution.
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