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Nadine Labaki

Live from the Dubai International Film Festival: Thursday, Dec. 12

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A film festival is one of the few places where you can take a trip around the world in the course of a day, without ever leaving a mall multiplex. ...

What The Guardian Left Out: Six Arab Films That Cannot Be Missed

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.08.2013 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

As someone who believes, perhaps misguidedly but never quietly, in the healing power of cinema and the ability of filmmakers to help bridge the divide, I could not imagine any list of Arab cinema that does not include these six modern masters.

Caught in the Crossfire

George Heymont | Posted 11.13.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

There is an odd charm to Nadine Labaki's delightful Where Do We Go Now? As she explains, this strongly anti-war movie was not inspired by a tragic piece of news but, rather, one of the oldest blessings in the world.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Nadine Labaki on Where Do We Go Now?

Dan Persons | Posted 07.11.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

A comedy about dire consequences, Where Do We Go Now? takes a look at the ease with which humanity slips into war, and the sometimes insurmountable difficulties that arise as people struggle to avoid it.

Mom and the Movies: A Procrastinator's Guide to Mother's Day

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 05.10.2012 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Even if I'm aware that Mother's Day is yet another attempt by greeting card companies to part me with my money, I can't refuse an opportunity to honor the woman who brought me into this world.

Where Do We Go Now? Nadine Labaki Knows

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.26.2012 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

This must be a bittersweet week for filmmaker Nadine Labaki. Her latest film Where Do We Go Now? (W Halla' La Wein?) is being screened to sold-out audiences at Sundance, and yet it failed to get into the Best Foreign Film race for this year's Academy Awards.

Doha Tribeca Film Fest 2011: Nadine Labaki's Latest, Antonio Banderas, and the Wonder of Black Gold

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.18.2011 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

The Doha Tribeca Film Festival is the kind of event that can make all other film festivals seem unexciting.

Film On Lebanese Religious Tensions

Posted 10.08.2011 | Arts

Actress and director Nadine Labaki has made a career out of her inquiries into Lebanese sociology, culminating in her latest film, Where Do We Go Now?...