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Middle Eastern Cinemas

 

Welcome to mec film!

mec film is an international distribution and sales company for films exclusively from the Middle East and North Africa. On the background of ongoing debates about the region - religion and violence, the role of women, or terror - we want to add a different angle and show films that are made in the Arab World. We represent short and feature length documentary and fiction films - without compromise on artistic quality. The mec film catalogue contains only works by film-makers from the Arab World.

The films in the International Catalogue have English subtitles, sometimes we can provide translation in additional languages.

mec film is serving as agent to the films of renown Syrian film-maker Mohamad Malas. Together with Dunia Film in Damascus we make copies available or connect you to the distributor for your territory.

The movies in the German Catalogue are subtitled in German and are all feature length.

Many titles from the catalogue, as well as selected additional films from the Middle East, are available in our DVD-shop.

 

 

International Catalogue

In this catalogue you find short and feature length films with English subtitles, sometimes we can provide additional languages. Most films are available in digital formats. more


A SPACE EXODUS
by Larissa Sansour was selected for the September issue of the science film platform Labocine.com which this month revisits migratory movements across borders from the micro to the macro.

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ECCOMI ... ECCOTI
by Raed Rafei shows at the Arab Film Festival San Francisco as well as at the Arab Film Festival in Rotterdam in October. The director is present at the screenings in San Francisco.

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AND ON A DIFFERENT NOTE
by Mohammad Shawky Hassan is presented at the AFAC Film Nights at the Sursock Museum in Beirut on December, 6th 2017.

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The Cinema of Mohamad Malas

mec film is serving as agent to the films of renown Syrian film-maker Mohamad Malas. Together with Dunia Film in Damascus we make copies available or connect you to the distributor for your territory. more


THE DREAM (al-Manam)
Mohamad Malas' The Dream, by now a classic of Arab cinema, was released in 1987. In September the documentary will be shown at the MIZNA Twin Cities Arab Film Festival in the USA.

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German Catalogue

The films in the German Catalogue are licensed for German theatrical and institutional release and have German subtitles. The movies are shown in the regular art-house more


HAUNTED
by Liwaa Yazji is showing at the Kino im Alten Wiehrebahnhof Freiburg on October 15th, 2017, followed by a Q&A with the director.

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JAFFA - The Orange's Clockwork
by Eyal Sivan shows on October 19th, 2017 at Welthaus Heidelberg.

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