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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


AS ABOVE, SO BELOW
by Sarah Fancis is showing world wide at Aflamouna in the first week of October 2021. In October as well it is part of the program The Time is New: Selections from Contemporary Arab Cinema at the BFI in London (UK).


CHRONIC by Moe Sabbah
ECCOMI ... ECCOTI by Raed Rafei
show throughout October and November online at Shasha Movies.


IN VITRO
by Larissa Sansour and Soren Lind is invited to the WNDX Festival of Moving Image in Canada and the Palestinian Film Festival In Strasbourg (France) in October 2021.


ERASED,___ASCENT OF THE INVISIBLE
after winning the main award at the Taiwan International Documentary Festival this summer, Ghassan Halwani's film is travelling selected cinemas in Taiwan in October.


IN THE FUTURE THEY ATE FROM THE FINEST PORCELAIN
by Larissa Sansour and Soren Lind is presented at International Women's Film Festival in Valencia (Spain) in October.


DVD of the Month

SOLOMON'S STONE by Ramzi Maqdisi 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 NIGHT and PASSION
are presented by CinemaNA Contemporary Arab Cinema, a program of Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi and the NYUAD Film and New Media Program starting October, 4th, 2021.


DREAMS OF THE CITY
Mohamad Malas feature fiction shows in October in the program RADICAL MODERNISMS: RETRACING ARAB AND NORTH AFRICAN HISTORIES curated by Peter Limbrick.


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


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