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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 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.

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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


SOLOMON'S STONE
by Ramzi Maqdisi shows in the program of the London Palestine Film Festival (UK) between 19th November and 3rd December.


AS ABOVE, SO BELOW
by Sarah Francis is showing world wide at the Between Women Filmmakers Caravan in Egypt, Q&A with Sarah Francis on November 9th.


CHRONIC by Moe Sabbah
ECCOMI ... ECCOTI by Raed Rafei
show throughout October and November online in the Queer Cinema program at Shasha Movies.


IN VITRO
by Larissa Sansour and Soren Lind's November invitations are to the Short Film festival in Cologne (Germany) and the Feminist Film Manifestos VII in Barcelona (Catalonia/Spain).


PANOPTIC
Rana Eid's essayist documentary is presented in November by the documentary film festival in La Rochelle (France) and the World Film Days in Thusis (Switzerland).


CHRONIC
by Mohamad Sabbah is presented world wide online by Cinema For All in Lebanon between November 11th and 15th. A Q&A with he director will be online as well.


DVD of the Month

BIRDS OF SEPTEMBER by Sarah Francis buy DVD |view online


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
this classic of Arab documentary cinema is showing in November at the Cinémathèque québécoise in Canada in the 14th edition of Regards Palestiniens.


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


1982 Nineteen Eighty-Two
Oualid Mouaness' multi-award winning feature opened in German cinemas on November, 4th, 2021.