short film

This New Short Film Shows Life in Isolation for Imprisoned Refugees

If there's one thing you watch today, make it Bassam Tariq's heart-wrenching, four-minute 'Wa'ad.'
Emerson Rosenthal
VWOS Season 2

Basketball's Battle of Lebanon: VWOS Rivals

In Lebanon, political rivalries come to a head when it comes to the court.
VICE Sports

Lebanon's Preeminent Couture Designer Shows Off His Glamorous Gowns

On a new 'STATES OF UNDRESS,' Hailey Gates heads to Beirut to meet Dany Atrache, one of the Middle East's leading fashion designers.
VICE Staff

Sun-Kissed Film Photos Show Youth Blooming in Beirut

Gogy Esparza and Jey Perie show the universality and complexity of youth culture through objective portrayals of Lebanese youth.
Andrew Nunes

Political Rivalries Play Out on Lebanon's Basketball Courts

On tonight's episode of 'VICE World of Sports,' we take you to Beirut, where basketball isn't just a game—it's a battle of ideologies.
VICE Staff
Noisey News

Sharon Van Etten, Beirut, and Kevin Morby Will Play a Two-Night NYC Benefit for Planned Parenthood and the ACLU

The Williamsburg shows will donate all proceeds to organizations “whose important work will only become more vital in the years to come.”
Alex Robert Ross

Studio Ghibli Is Getting Its Own TV Show: Last Week In Art

Also, modern-day tomb raiders found two secret rooms inside the Great Pyramid at Giza.
Nathaniel Ainley

How the Private Party Scene Is Democratizing the Dancefloor in Beirut

The nightlife scene has also become a powerful lobby of liberal, tolerant, young Lebanese born after the country's devastating civil war.
Gino Raidy

How the Syrian War Has Changed the Face of Beirut’s Club Scene

Lebanon embraces more casual nightlife as a proxy war and travel ban impacts the bottom line of the country's ultra-luxious clubs.
Stephanie d'Arc Taylor

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, the Orlando nightclub shooter was on the FBI's radar, LA police have stopped a man headed to Pride with a car full of weapons, South Korea stops a North Korean cyber attack, and more.
Vice Beta
Ice Cream

Meet Beirut’s Ice Cream King, Whose Shop Survived a Civil War

Mitri Hanna Moussa claims that his ice cream shop didn't close "even when bombs were going off.” The oven he uses to bake his cookies is still pitted by shrapnel.
Amy E. Robertson
middle east

Lebanese Band With Gay Frontman Says It Was Banned From Jordan for Promoting Devil-Worship

The band said they also faced criticism over their outspoken approach to sexual liberties, gender equality, and political freedom.
Venetia Rainey