“Film Kteer Kbeer” To Represent Lebanon At The 2016 Oscars

“Film Kteer Kbeer” or "Very Big Shot", a film directed by Jean Bou Chaaya, was nominated by the Ministry of Culture to represent Lebanon officially at the 89th Academy Awards under the category of the best foreign Motion Picture film in 2017. I haven't seen the movie yet but Mark did watch it though back in February 2016 and loved it. "The film is in Arabic with English subtitles and was really fun to watch,…

Ziad Rahbani’s Film Ameriki Tawil Coming To Theaters in Mid-October

“Bennesbeh Labokra Chou?” was brought to theaters back in January 2016 and as promised, M Media is rolling out a second Ziad Rahbani play and one of his most popular ones "Film Ameriki Tawil" in Mid-October. I will update you as soon as I have the exact date and which theaters it will be playing in. You can check out the trailer . Originally performed in 1980, the play is about seven mentally ill patients…
Baladi

“Nocturne in Black” By Jimmy Keyrouz is a Student Academy Award Winner!

1 year ago
“Nocturne in Black” was among the 2016 Student Academy Awards finalists under “Narrative” and was declared a winner yesterday! The Student Academy Awards were established by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the ...
Lebanon

IMAX Theater To Open By Mid September at VOX Cinemas – City Centre Beirut

1 year ago
VOX Cinemas are putting the final touches on their IMAX theater that will be available by mid-September hopefully. I passed by today to check it out and it should be done very soon. I already ...
Baladi

Nocturne In Black By Jimmy Keyrouz Among The 2016 Student Academy Awards Finalists

1 year ago
The official list of Student Academy Awards finalists is out and “Nocturne in Black” by Jimmy Keyrouz from Columbia University is among them. Jimmy Keyrouz is a New York based director and screenwriter. He completed ...
Art

Texas A&M University To Honor Lebanese Jean-Claude Kalache, DOP at Pixar Studios

1 year ago
Photo Credits: [VentureBeat] Jean-Claude Kalache traveled to the US in 1990 to continue his studies and earned a Bachelor of Environmental Design degree in 1993 and a Master of Science in Visualization degree in 1997. ...
Movies & Television

A Dive From The Top Of Raouche Back in 1983

1 year ago
There are very few documented jumps from the Raouche rock but apparently it was quite common back in the old days and people would do it to show off not to commit suicide. The below ...
Lebanon

After 60 Game of Thrones Episodes, An Arabic Nickname For Every Character

1 year ago
by Jean Nakhoul “Elli Chereb Sam el Herri” and “Rayyis el Deir Li Byelbouss Jonfess” cracked me up! Hilarious stuff by Jean Nakhoul! PS: I’m still stuck at Season 5 Episode 7 and I’ve been ...
Lebanon

British-Lebanese TV Host Liliane Daoud Arrested And Deported From Egypt

1 year ago
British-Lebanese political talk show host and Former BBC Journalist Liliane Daoud was arrested and deported from Egypt yesterday night. She was the host of ONTV’s political show “Headlines”. “Eight men who said they were from ...
BlogWaladi

#BlogWaladi: Brian’s #CheerioChallenge Picture on MTV’s Connected Segment

1 year ago
So I decided to do the #CheerioChallenge with Brian today in the afternoon and next thing you know the picture got featured on MTV’s Connected segment tonight. It even got to the top posts under ...
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