A puzzle in which words are represented by combinations of pictures and individual letters; for instance, apex might be represented by a picture of an ape followed by the letter X.
- The New Oxford English Dictionary
We see films as combinations of images, sounds, and texts that convey greater meaning.
We focus on producing experimental works and feature-length films in Lebanon and beyond.
Our current feature project Tramontane (in production), produced in partnership with Abbout Productions (Lebanon) and Le Petit Bureau (France), is supported by the Venice Biennale's Biennale College Cinema, the Doha Film Institute, the Sundance Institute, the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture, Enjaaz a Dubai Film Market Initiative, the CNC Aide aux Cinémas du Monde, and the Berlinale World Cinema Fund. It was awarded the ARTE International Prize for development at the Crossroads Co-Production Forum of the 55th Thessaloniki International Film Festival.
Tramontane premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, Critics’ Week in 2016, where it won the Grand Rail d’Or Audience Award. It subsequently screened at over a hundred festivals worldwide and awarded numerous prizes. To read critical essays and reviews of the film, please refer to the press page of the Tramontane film site here.
Rebus Film Production champions films that communicate complex political and social subject matter, reflect bold authorial craftsmanship, and possess the empathy that can translate across borders and languages.