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Mec Film

Films by Arab directors

 

Welcome to mec film!

mec film is an international distribution and sales company for films by Arab directors.

  • 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 can be watched online at our partners MMedia in Beirut or at the mec film channel at realeyz in Berlin. A selection of documentaries is available for online viewing in the mec film collection at minaa in Amman. Those who prefer to hold a DVD in their hand find most of the titles from this catalogue as well as selected additional films from the Middle East our DVD-shop.

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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


ERASED,___ASCENT OF THE INVISIBLE
Ghassan Halwani's feature documentary is showing in June in the framework of "Thursdays Cinema and Human Rights" of the Moroccan Association of Mediterranean Meetings for Cinema and Human Rights in seven Moroccan cities. More over the film is presented at the Arab Film Festival Korea in Busan and Seoul, at the International Film Festival in Kerala (India) and at the Forum des Images in Paris (France).


NATION ESTATE
by Larissa Sansour is shown in June at the Festival Ciné-Palestine in Paris and at the diep~haven festival, also in France.


AND AN IMAGE WAS BORN
Firas Khoury's short film is part of the short film selection of the Festival Ciné-Palestine in Paris (France) which is running in June.


BIRDS OF SEPTEMBER
by Sarah Francis is showing on June, 30th 2019 at the cinéma Lincoln in Paris (France).


DVD of the Month - THE DREAM (al-Manam)
by Mohamad Malas. A classic of Arab documentary cinema. More about the film | the book | buy DVD


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)
by Mohamad Malas, a classic of Arab documentary cinema, is showing in June at the Festival Ciné-Palestine in Paris (France).


The Cinema of Muhammad Malas. Visions of a Syrian Auteur
A monogragraph about Mohamad Malas' work is forthcoming at palgrave macmillan. Authors Samirah Alkassim and Nezar Andary's book provides an in-depth and intimate study of the cinema of Muhammad Malas. read more


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


WAJIB
by Annmarie Jacir will be theatrically released by mec film in Germany on September 19th, 2019.