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July 2012
“74” by Rania Rafei & Raed Rafei
FID Marseilles – Prix du Groupement National des Cinémas de
Recherche (GNCR) France, July 2012
http://www.fidmarseille.org/dynamic/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1131&Itemid=159&lang=french

Printemps du cinéma arabe - Paris
France, September 2012
http://www.cinemalaclef.fr/evenements/715-2e-edition-du-printemps-du-cinema-arabe

Doclisboa
Portugal, October 2012
http://www.doclisboa.org/2012/en/edicao/programadetalhe/1754

Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montreal (RIDM)
Canada, November 2012
http://www.ridm.qc.ca/fr/programmation/films/474/74-la-reconstitution-dune-lutte

"It was better tomorrow" by Hinde Boujemaa
One of SIB's June 2012 grantees makes it to the official selection of Venice Festival:
http://www.labiennale.org/en/cinema/festival/lineup/off-sel/out-of-competition/

"74" by Rania Rafei & Raed Rafei
"74" by Rania Rafei & Raed Rafei won the Prix du Groupement National des Cinémas de Recherche (GNCR) at the FID Marseilles Festival, France, July 2012
http://www.fidmarseille.org/dynamic/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1131&Itemid=159&lang=french

"Gate #5" by Simon el Haber
"Gate 5" had its Commercial release at Metropolis cinema Lebanon, May 2012
http://www.metropoliscinema.net/2012/scrapbook

Also selected at festivals:
Arab Film Festival
Tuebingen, Germany, May 2012
Monaco Charity Film Festival, May 2012

Edinburgh International Film Festival
UK, June 2012 (New Perspectives Section)
http://www.edfilmfest.org.uk/films/2012/gate-5

"Uncle Nashaat" by Aseel Mansour
The film was bought by Al Arabia TV
Also selected at festivals:
Gulf Film Festival (In focus: Jordan)
UAE, April 2012
London International Documentary Festival
UK, May 2012
http://www.lidf.co.uk/film/uncle-nasshat/#!prettyPhoto/0/

"It's All in Lebanon" by Wissam Charaf
The film had its commercial release at Metropolis Cinema, Lebanon, May 2012
http://www.metropoliscinema.net/2012/scrapbook

Also selected at festivals:
London International Documentary Festival
UK, May 2012
http://www.lidf.co.uk/event/its-all-in-lebanon/

And had a special screening at the Jacob Burns Center, New York, USA 2012

"Yamo" by Rami Nihawi
Yamo had its Commercial release at Metropolis cinema
Lebanon, May 2012
And was selected at the following festivals:
Visions du reel
Switzerland, April 2012 (In competition)
http://www.visionsdureel.ch/film/f/yamo.html

Toronto International Film Festival
Canada, September 2012 (Lebanese retrospective "Once Upon a Time, Lebanon: Visions of Postwar in New Lebanese Cinema")

"Crayons of Askalan" by Laila Hotait
Selected at DocsDF Mexico (International Documentary Festival Mexico)
Mexico, November 2012

"All about my father" by Zeina Sfeir
The film had its Commercial release at Metropolis cinema
Lebanon, July 2012
http://www.metropoliscinema.net/2012/scrapbook

And was bought by LBC television, Lebanon

"Teta, Alf Marra" by Mahmoud Kaabour
The film had its TV premiere on Al Jazeera English (WITNESS program) on May 23rd, and was broadcast on Link TV – USA, 30 June 2012
Also selected at the Shorts Shorts Festival
Tokyo, Japan, June 2012