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Alwan Beirut

As Beirut has sunk into desolation and darkness, we follow an adorable character, Meem, while he sets on a journey around Lebanon in the purpose of bringing colors back to the capital. His adventure takes him through Lebanon’s major cities where surprising characters await Read More

Khabsa

The romp revolves around a dinner party hosted by the young and vicacious Nayla to introduce Fares, the love of her life, to Silvio, her new fiancé. Read More

Al Kouwayeseen

The film revolves around El Kowaysseen family, who lost their son when he was still a toddler in the house of horror at Kouki Park. A thief impersonates the lost son's identity and with the help of his sister tries to steal a valuable gem that El Kowaysseen family owns Read More

The Journey

Sara enters Baghdad station with sinister intentions for its reopening ceremony. As she braces to commit an unthinkable act, her plans are drastically altered by an unwanted and awkward encounter with Salam, a self-assured and flirtatious salesman. With Salam now hostage to Sara’s confused and deluded plan, he battles desperately to appeal to her humanity and sway her decision. In a moment of consideration and with her convictions crumbling before her, Sara is given the opportunity to witness the life and innocence she was so willing to destroy. But is this a second chance or an admission of guilt? Read More

Good Morning

Two old gentlemen go every day to the same coffee shop, between 10 am and noon, to sip quietly their espresso, and mainly to make crossword puzzles found in the newspapers. They consider this activity as a work which is supposed to protect them from loss of memory. From time to time, they observe through the large window many scenes on the street and inside the coffee shop which they comment. Around them a micro society interacts. Read More

Qalb Ommah

Young Chico is seriously injured. He is taken to a hospital where doctors urgently require a heart transplant. Hesham's mother dies on the operating table. Doctors transfer her heart to operate on Chico and save his life. As Chico recovers, he discovers a strange new maternal instinct and starts to reach out to Hesham. Read More

El Badla

A young Egyptian policeman (played by Tamer Hosny) is investigating a certain case when he starts facing challenging situations with an Egyptian citizen (played by Maged El-Masry) who had lived all his life in Spain and has just returned to Egypt. The comic situations he faces with his colleague (played by Akram Hosny) are without an end.Read More

Meenak Inta?

Issam is a mysterious grotto-man living in the wilderness, over viewing a rural village with a lot of happenings... For more than twenty years, they call him "the thief of food" as he steals nothing but something to eat, no one dares to confront him, he looks scary with his thick beard but he's also friendly and loving, while he rescues inhabitants from all kind of troubles. From the city, Lynn, a beautiful stubborn girl, was raised by Yasmine, her dying very sick grandmother, who's only wish was to be buried in the same village next to her old house... Lynn not only buried Yasmine, but also wanted to understand all the mysteries of that very complicated village... Read More

Capharnaum

A politically-charged fable, featuring mostly non-professional actors, about a child who launches a lawsuit against his parents. Read More

Harb Karmouz

An Egyptian police officer named General Yousef al-Masri lives in Karamouz neighborhood in Alexandria. The film dates back to the reign of King Farouk before the 1952 revolution in the English occupation of Egypt. Read More