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Jack the Giant Slayer

Genre: Adventure | Drama | Fantasy

New Release

Cast: Nicholas Hoult, Stanley Tucci, Ewan McGregor

Run time: 1h 54m

Rating: PG-13

Summary: The ancient war between humans and a race of giants is reignited when Jack, a young farmhand fighting for a kingdom and the love of a princess, opens a gateway between the two worlds.


Genre: Drama | Lebanese

New Release

Cast: Darine Hamze, Christine Solomon, Tamer Alwerfalli

Run time: 1h 32m

Summary: Betroit is a portrayal of three couples as their lives become intertwined with one another. An act of violence disturbs the lives of these intertwined couples in which they each realize how precious love and family can be. Leila (Darine Hamze) tries to escape from her abusive husband (Hassan Farhat) in hopes to flee to Detroit where her sister Rola (Christine Solomon) lives. Lisa (Athena Isabel Lebessis ) is desperately seeking a divorce from her husband Sam (Derek Kelly) in order to pursue a Hollywood career. She claims her husband physically abuses her in order to get Sam deported from the States. Rola (Christine Solomon) who is married to a successful lawyer Joe (Tamer Werfalli) both strives to help their friend Sam (Derek Kelly) and her sister’s (Darine Hamze) marriage while struggling to have a baby of her own. Betroit addresses issues of domestic violence, culture, love and relationships between both the American and the Middle Eastern culture. A film which takes place in Beirut and Detroit.

The Dream of a Butterfly

Genre: Drama

New Release

Cast: Kivanç Tatlitug, Belçim Bilgin, Mert Firat

Run time: 2h 18m

Summary: In a small Turkish town, two young tuberculous poets try to survive while publishing their poems. As they both fall in love, their life would never be the same.

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