Tag Archives: Videos

Lebanese Stand Up

I’ve always wondered why there aren’t more stand up comedians in Lebanon. I mean the place is rife with fodder for observational humour. Five minutes in a traffic jam or waiting room should be enough for a whole set. One guy who’s done quite well with stand up is Nemr Abou Nassar. He’s had a […]

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Duet For Cello

Duet for Cello is a new Lebanese feature film being directed by Wafa’a Halawi, who I met a few days ago with a friend. She’s got all the funding in place and its almost done, and by looks of things its going to be quite something. According to the director, it’s an exploration of relationships […]

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The Lebanon I Dream Of

The Lebanon I Dream Of is probably my favorite Lebanon-related video making the rounds at the moment. It’s produced and directed by Pierre Dawalibi and features interviews with an interesting cross-section of people, from cartoon artists to folk singers. It makes alot of sense throughout and is very moving in parts. A must see for […]

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Flying Kebab – Episode 5

Flying Kebab is a narrative web series that follows the adventures of a Brazilian photographer, Nando, played by Fernando Borges, as he tries to make sense of his heritage and his inheritence on the streets of Beirut. The series kicks off as Nando is informed of a mysterious inheritance left to him thousands of miles […]

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Dubai is Booming!

Here’s a hilarious video of a few of my friends killing some time in a cafe in Beirut during the wave of car bombs that took place a couple of years back. Enjoy.

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