As he flees Lebanon again in July 2006, director Philippe Aractingi realizes that, like him, his ancestors have been fleeing wars and massacres for five generations.

Against the Current

“Against the Current” is a documentary highlighting the power of faith against radicalism and fanaticism; the movie sheds the light on personalities highly respected and valued within their religious communities.

Gate #5

Gate #5 is a film that retraces the life journey of “Najm” and other Lebanese truck drivers, from the 1960s and until the present day. It follows a path marked by migration, civil war and changes in the social and economic fabric of the country.

My father is still a communist

All that remains of Rashid Ghossein and Maream Hmadeh’s relationship is a large collection of recorded messages, which capture their 10 years together during the height of the Lebanese civil war.


This is the biography of the Mercedes Ponton the 180 model (1953-1962) which became a pop icon of the pre-war Lebanon and witnessed the transformations on the Lebanese scene.
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Lebanese Rocket Society

From 1960 to 1966, a space project was undertaken in Lebanon. Several rockets, which became larger and more powerful with time, were launched from the hills surrounding Beirut by a group of scientists, university students and army experts.

It’s All In Lebanon

In “It’s All in Lebanon”, Wissam Charaf traces the recent history and identity of Lebanon through its political campaigns, PR imagery and pop videos.