Maroun Baghdadi in the Limelight

“Maroun Baghdadi’s portrayal of everyday Lebanese during the 70s and 80s evokes haunting images of a nation of fractured identities.”

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HFT Newsletter #3

Welcome to the third newsletter of Hummus For Thought, a monthly collection of thoughts and recommendations.

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HFT Newsletter #2

Welcome to the second newsletter of Hummus For Thought, a monthly collection of thoughts and recommendations.

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The New Battles of Lebanese Cinema

“Clichés have thick skin. During a projection of my short film last year in Brussels, a woman came to me to tell me that she likes my film but that there wasn’t ‘enough war'”.

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Heritages: A Review

Heritages movie poster

Heritages is the story of Philippe Aractingi and his Franco-Lebanese family as they trace back their own family history and compare, contrast it with the history of Lebanon and the whole region.

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