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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 vary in length and genre and can be booked by cinemas, festivals, cultural and educational institutions or social centres. The films all 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 distributed in cinemas in Germany and are subtitled in German, they 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 sooner 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 Arab World in 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


IN VITRO
by Larissa Sansour and Soren Lind is presented at the joint festival of Mizna Arab Film Festival and the Arab Film Festival San Francisco in December.


LARISSA SANSOUR SCI-FI TRILOGY
the three short Sci-Fi's A SPACE EXODUS, NATION ESTATE and IN THE FUTURE THEY ATE FROM THE FINEST PROCELAIN show in December at the Arab Film Fest Collab in the USA. 


ERASED,___ASCENT OF THE INVISIBLE
the multi-awarded film by Ghassan Halwani can be seen in December at Karama Human Rights Film Festival in Amman (Jordan).


DVD of the month

The Dream (al-Manam) by Mohamad Malas.


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


QUNEITRA 74
by Mohamad Malas is showing in December in the programm of DocLisboa in Portugal as well as at the Arab Film Fest Collab of Mizna Arab Film Festival and the Arab Film Festival San Francisco in the USA.


THE DREAM (al-Manam)
is invited in December to the program the Arab Film Fest Collab in the USA.


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 was theatrically released by mec film in Germany in autumn 2019.
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