Capernaum Falls Short to Roma at the BAFTA, Nadine Labaki Meets Oprah

February 12, 2019 will be a special date in the life of Nadine Labaki. Weeks after Oprah showed her praise for her latest movie Capernaum, she invited the Lebanese director and her husband Khaled Mouzanar for lunch at her house, and took this cute shot with the pair. Nadine reshared the post on Instagram, commenting with the following: Capernaum's latest nomination was in the 72nd BAFTA “Best Film not in the English Language” category on…

Capernaum gets prestigious César nomination in France

On January the 23rd, while Capernaum was still freshly celebrating its nomination for the Academy Awards, the Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma in France decided for its 44th edition to nominate it for a César, the equivalent of the Oscars in France, during which the best "French" films of 2018 will be honored. Since it's been held in 1976, never has a Lebanese film nominated before for this award, in the "Best Foreign Film"…
Lebanon

George Nasser, The Tripolitan Pioneer of Lebanese cinema, Dies at Age 91

4 weeks ago
Lebanon lost yesterday a legendary filmmaker and one of the pioneers of Lebanese cinema, George Nasser. Nasser was the first director to put Lebanon on the map of global movie-making when his movie “Ila Ayn”, ...
Baladi

Capernaum Officially Nominated For a Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award #Oscars2019

1 month ago
For the second year in a row, we have a Lebanese film nominated for an Oscar. This time, Nadine Labaki’s Capernaum was officially nominated for an Oscar under the Best Foreign Language Film category. Labaki ...
Lebanon

AFC Condemns Pirating of #AsianCup2019 Matches by Tele Liban

1 month ago
This is an official statement from the The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) issued today: Abu Dhabi: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) today condemns the pirating of matches of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 by ...
Lebanon

Capharnaum gets Oprah praise and BAFTA nomination

1 month ago
The successes continue for Nadine Labaki’s chef-d’oeuvre “Capharnaum”. After being nominated for the Golden Globe Awards and falling short against “Roma” in the “Best Foreign Language Film” category last week, many challenges lie ahead for ...
Baladi

Capharnaüm Makes it to Oscars 2019 Foreign-Language Feature Shortlist

2 months ago
Nadine Labaki is a step closer to winning an Oscar as Capharnaüm has been shortlisted for the Foreign-Language Oscar and will be competing with eight other movies: Colombia, “Birds of Passage” Denmark, “The Guilty” Germany, ...
Beirut

Christiane Amanpour: Sex & Love Beirut Episode

2 months ago
Christiane Amanpour’s Netflix special “Sex & Love Around the World” will feature an episode in Beirut. The series, which is a “contextual, acculturated dive into how adults in six, big global cities celebrate love and ...
Baladi

Capharnaüm gets #Lebanon’s first #GoldenGlobeAward Nomination ahead of US release on December 14

2 months ago
Is there a place in the world where Nadine Labaki’s chef-d’oeuvre hasn’t been watched yet? After “The Insult” made it to the final round of the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 90th Academy ...
History

War Hotels: Holiday Inn #Beirut Documentary

2 months ago
War Hotels is a new documentary series airing on Al Jazeera and exploring stories behind iconic hotels that were used during war. The Holiday Inn Beirut has long become a symbol of the Lebanese Civil ...
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