So much creativity and talent ! Check out this short documentary about Eli Rezkallah’s success story, the man behind the award-winning visual magazine Plastik. From a small local magazine to an internationally recognised publication and studio.
Local music pioneer Zeid Hamdan doing what he does best. A special collaboration with Maii Waleed and Dollkraut for the Ballantine’s True Music: Hybrid Sounds project. Check out this behind the scenes video.
This is the first single from sandmoon‘s Beirut-Berlin Session EP. “Shiny Star” written & composed by Sandra Arslanian / video directed & edited by Tracy Karam. Looking forward to hearing the rest of the album! #SupportLocalTalent
On April 12th, get ready to be enchanted by the new voice of soul music. Jalen N’Gonda will perform at Gardenstate for this year’s third concert produced by Light Fm Productions in collaboration with Beirut Jam Sessions. We got to chat with the star on the rise about his life in Liverpool, songwriting, his sixties …
Congratulations to the 8 young Lebanese innovators, artists and entrepreneurs who made it in this year’s Forbes 30 under 30! You make us proud.
Meet here Nicolas Zaatar, Hussein Bazaza, Mark Chahwan, Jad Sayegh, Jawad Farès, Ray Dargham, Ève Tamraz Najjar and Élissa Freiha.
“Many in the list are scattered across the globe as they strive to prove their mettle in countries far from home. With such diverse areas of expertise, these innovators are transforming the rules of business.”
Check out the beautiful work of Beirut based motion design and animation studio, Tic Motion, set up by partners Pamela Farhat and Michel Doumit. A music video for the song “Flowers will rot” created, directed and produced along with Director/animator Pablo Lozano for Kuwaiti singer/songwriter Tamara Qaddoumi.
A unique trail that runs straight through the heart of the country. 470 km Lebanon Mountain Trail (LMT), which passes through more than 75 towns and villages, three protected nature reserves, two biosphere reserves, and one UNESCO world heritage site.
Read here about the LMT Association’s mission of protection and conservation and what challenges they face.
Ziad Doueiri’s “The Insult” reviewed in the New York Times.
“There is something undeniably exhilarating about the film’s honest assessment of the never-ending conflict between decency and cruelty that rages in every nation, neighborhood and heart.”
The movie has made it into the final nine films shortlisted for an Academy Award nomination in the foreign language category. A first in the history of Lebanese cinema. The five selected as nominees will be announced on Jan. 23. 2018