Distributing 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 in Europe at the mec film channel at our VOD partner sooner and in Arab countries at istikana. 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.
- Universities can acquire educational rights for all titles, please contact us directly via mail.
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
Climate Care Festival
by Larissa Sansour and Soren Lind is invited to the Climate Care Festival in Berlin at the end of September.
20 years to the invasion of Iraq
Koutaiba al-Janabi's 2010 feature fiction is worth a re-vision 20 years after the invasion of Iraq.Leaving Baghdad provides a stunningly fresh take on the documentary form, mixing together a powerful character study of a man slipping into paranoia with a potent indictment on the trauma inflicted by Saddam Hussein's reign. (Raindance Film Festival)
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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 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
ECCOMI ... ECCOTI
by Raed Rafei shows at the Bellevue di Monaco in Munich on September 30th, with German subtitles.
by Hany Abu Assad is presented at Cine Arab in Freiburg on September, 13th.