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 the mec film channel at our VOD partner sooner. 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.
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
the short Sci-Fi by Larissa Sansour and Soren Lind is presented at the Allez Savour Festival in Marseilles at the end of September.
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by Ghassan Halawani shown on September 29th at Upstate Films in Rhinebeck (USA) and on Octover 1st at Columbia University in New York, both in the presence of the director.
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 Cinema of Muhammad Malas. Visions of a Syrian Auteur
This book by Samirah Alkassim and Nezar Andary provides an in-depth and intimate study of the cinema of Muhammad Malas. Archival images run through the chapters of this book which combines insightful interviews with excerpts from Malas’s literary works and critical explorations of his cinematic style and thematic concerns. The book concludes with Malas’s own words, sharing the treatment of his film project Cinema al-Dunya. more
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
Annemarie Jacir's multi-award winning feature opens the program on Palestinian Female Film-makers at CITY 46 in Bremen on September, 14th.
1982 Nineteen Eighty-Two
Oualid Mouaness' multi-award winning feature is presented in the framework of the School Cinema Days 2022 at Theater am Friedrichshain on October, 13th.