What is Beirut to you?

We don’t live in a utopia, but we are at least entitled to decide what Beirut is, and what Beirut isn’t.

The Beirut Women Film Festival celebrates women in all their roles

With its “women empowerment” theme, the aim of this festival is to shed light on women in front of and behind the camera lens, as well as those who envision strong female characters.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – Movie Review

A slow-moving character driven drama, that manages to captivate through its honest depictions of human nature

Gender and the Lebanese Theatre: “The Strange Adventures of Victoria”

The employment of satire in shedding light on adversity is both intense and effective in conveying this struggle in a creative manner.

Mashrou’ Leila: The Revolution of Arab Music

The band has evolved in an astonishing way, breaking the traditional register of Arab music and creating a new genre of local alternative rock that the Middle East had never heard before.

“The Shape of Water”: A Captivating Narrative

Del Toro is a great storyteller who is able to immerse the moviegoer into his colorful world, making it very difficult to take your eyes off of the screen.

Let’s Talk Language!

Beyond practicing and learning new languages, Let’s Talk Language also allows people from all over the world to meet and make cultural discoveries. 

Beirut Film Society: What is the Cinematic Culture in Lebanon

A low-down on Lebanon’s cinematic culture by expert, enthusiast, and founder of Beirut Film Society Sam Lahoud.

Movie Review: The Post

The Post raises some interesting points that discuss the importance of a free press in a healthy democracy; and clearly draws  parallels between the Nixon and Trump administrations.

Book Launch: “Precarious Imaginaries of Beirut: A City’s Suspended Now”

Many describe Beirut as a “resurrected city” that has resurged from the ashes of a.