Mark our word, we have a feeling, Hotait will be a driving force when it comes to the upcoming revival of Arab cinema.
— Khaleejesque Magazine
Darine Hotait is a very interesting, very educated person who has a clear opinion about film making.
— Yorikirii, Voix Magazine
With Cinephilia Productions, however, we learn that when there is a will, there is a structured path toward turning a filmmaker’s dream into a reality. Cinephilia Productions’ Founder, Darine Hotait, knows this struggle all too well.
— Bazaar Magazine
Hotait flirts with ideals that go beyond the norm of Arab-American culture.
— The Establishment, Jasmin Bager Cruz
I SAY DUST is cleverly written, curiously directed & brilliantly performed.
— Women Media Arts & Film Festival Jury
Privilégiant l’économie de l’action, la caméra de Darine Hotait prend son temps, saisit le mouvement dans son essence, dans vos sens qui se mettent en branle
— Agenda Culturel
The story’s intensity and potency lies in Darine’s ability to sing cinematic brilliance in the interstices between scenes and to reveal more about the characters in their silence.
— Qahwa Project (on I Say Dust)

. Agenda Culturel || Interview by Nayla Rached "Je suis revenue au Liban à travers mon travail” (November 2017)
. Qahwa Project || Interview/Review (December 2016)
Boston Palestine Film Festival || Interview (October 2016)
. Your Middle East || Interview by Victor Argo/Kurt Werren (October 2016)
. INC MAGAZINE || Interview by Christine Grové (September 2016)
Eye For Film || Review by Jennie Kermode (Edinburgh, September 2016)
. AfterEllen || Interview by Erin Faith Wilson
(USA, July 2016)
. Aicha Qandisha || Interview Darine Hotait by Hassnae Bouazza (Netherlands, June 2016)
. LA TIMES || Interview with Darine Hotait by Trevell Anderson
(Los Angeles, June 2016)
Agenda Culturel || ‘I Say Dust’, que la poésie soit cinéma (Lebanon, June 2016)
We Are Moving Stories || Interview Darine Hotait by Carmela Baranowska (UK, May 2016)
The Establishment || Arab American Filmmaker Darine Hotait Challenges Stereotypes Heads On by Jasmine Bager Cruz (USA, April 2016)
. Florence of Arabia || I SAY DUST: A Whimsical Tale of Lust, Longing and Identity by Zahra Hankir (London, March 2016)
. Diario Sirio Libanes || Hotait: It is not a question of gender by Jodor Jalit (Argentina, February 2016)
. Escribiendocine || Entrevista: Darine Hotait en el 5 LatinArab by Rolando Gallego (Argentina, December 2015)
 Kalimat magazine || I Say Dust by Wided Khadraoui (July 2015)
Khaleejesque Magazine || The Pop Issue || featured in the Movers and Shakers section
Bazaar Magazine || Cinephilia Productions at Nuqat: Interview with Darine Hotait
ISSUU - F/I/M2/P Magazine || The Farewell Issue 11
Mada Masr || A One Woman Attempt to Improve the Region's Screenwriting
Agenda Culturel ||  A quoi ressemblera Beyrouth en 2050 ? 
Gate37 || The Arab Sci-Fi Comeback
. 33rd Square || Short Film looks at immortality in 2050 Beirut
. Your Middle East || Is This What Beirut Will Be Like in 2050? 
. Voix Magazine || Orb: Bringing Immortality to Life
. Buro24/7 || Interview: Darine Hotait founder of Cinephilia
. Mashallah News || The Immortality Quest
. Al Rumi Magazine || أماني دامرجي تحاور دارين حطيط حول فيلم "أورب" لدارين حطيط
. Al Akhbar || دارين حطيط | بيروت ٢٠٥٠
. L'hebdo Magazine || Darine Hotait, fondatrice de Cinephilia Productions. «Nous cherchons des projets au-delà du classique»
Executive Magazine || Investing in the Future of Arab Cinema
. Now Lebanon || Promoting films, telling stories
Daily Star || New Laboratory for Film Writing
. La Cabina || ‘Beirut… Hide & Seek’ de Darine Hotait, sélection officielle de ‘La Cabina 2011’.
Elle Orientale || Talent A Suivre
. Time Out Magazine || Close Up: Darine Hotait