Phoenicia Hotel Beautiful Yet Daring Valentine Ad

This is the second brilliant video produced by Phoenicia Hotel in the past six months, first with the beautiful tribute to Beirut and now with this emotional, captivating and daring Valentine ad. It's a call to connect with your loved ones and embracing how people define love, whether it's between a father and his son, a lady and her dog, an old couple or even same-sex attraction in a hint to the often overlooked and…

Is Incineration the Right Solution for Beirut?

How should we handle the ongoing garbage crisis? Should we acquire incinerators? How can we manage such facilities without polluting? What kind of waste should we incinerate? Amid the lack of transparency from the Lebanese authorities in regards to ongoing waste management plans, Ziad Abi Chaker, known as "The Garbage King of Beirut", paid a visit to a waste management facility in Denmark to inquire further on incinerators and documented them in a 30 minute…
Fun

If We’re All Paying our Municipalities, Where Does our Money go?

2 years ago
If you want to buy or rent a house, start a business, use your mobile phone or landline, consume electricity or water, you are paying municipalities. Municipalities benefit from almost every service out there in ...
Lebanon

Tripoli Summed up in this 2-Minute Video

2 years ago
Check out this beautiful video on Tripoli by Hadi Hajar. A 2 minute and 24 seconds video that perfectly sums up Lebanon’s second-largest city. The Citadel, The Rashid Karameh International Exhibition Center, The souks, the ...
Old Lebanon

Old 1957 Footage of Lebanon

2 years ago
The Lebanese Heritage FB page shared a short video of a 1957 journey by German journalists to Beirut, Jordan, Palestine, Syria and Iraq. The video shows parts of Beirut, the Cedars, Baalbeck and aerial views ...
Art

#SorryIDrowned: A 6-minute Poignant Film by Médecins Sans Frontières

2 years ago
The estimated death toll among migrants in the Mediterranean reached at least 5,000 last year, a new high according to UN agencies. Unfortunately, this is not stopping hundreds of thousands of people, including many from ...
Fun

Karl Sharro’s Guide to the Middle East Conflict

2 years ago
CNN interviewed Lebanese Cartoonist and satirist Karl Sharro (KarlRemarks) and asked him about his confused person’s guide to the Middle East. The “simple” diagram which Karl drew in 2015 illustrates the region’s alliances and hatreds. ...
Critiques

Beware of Sextortion

3 years ago
I’m glad Gino brought this issue up and shared SMEX Beirut’s very useful video on this matter. For those who are not familiar with this term, Sextortion is “a serious crime that occurs when someone ...
Automotive

Ammo Elias

3 years ago
Kettaneh Group shared a short video honoring one of their employees “Ammo Elias”, who has been working with the group since 1957. He spent his whole life at the company, would sleep there during the ...
Baladi

A Long Weekend in #Lebanon – By Mounia Akl

3 years ago
Travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler shared recently a video by filmmaker Mounia Akl who took them on a tour around Lebanon. The tour was one long weekend where they partied in Beirut, drove to the ...
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