Films

  • Habibi

    A story of forbidden love, passion and poetry, Habibi retells a legendary 7th-century Arabian love poem against the backdrop of Ga…

    • Country: Palestine
    • Duration: 85 mins
    • Year: 2011
    • Director: Susan Youssef
  • Asmaa

    Based on a true story. A HIV-positive woman living in Cairo has been refused medical treatment and now has the chance to fight the…

    • Country: Egypt
    • Duration: 96 mins
    • Year: 2011
    • Director: Amr Salama
  • No More Fear

    A raw, passionate documentary telling the stories of ordinary Tunisians who dared to defy the Ben Ali regime in 2011 to win their …

  • The Rif Lover

    Stunningly beautiful, Aya is a dreamy and flirtatious 20-year-old woman living in Chefchaouen, in Morocco's Rif Mountains. Her awa…

    • Country: Morocco
    • Duration: 91 mins
    • Year: 2011
    • Director: Narjiss Nejjar
  • The Last Friday

    Hampered by old gambling debts, divorced and despondent, Yousef lives an isolated existence scrambling for every dinar. When he le…

  • Cairo 678

    Three gutsy women from different backgrounds take on sexual harassment in a city where the subject is still a social taboo The fil…

    • Country: Egypt
    • Duration: 100 mins
    • Year: 2010
    • Director: Mohamed Diab
  • Tayeb, Khalas, Yalla

    In the tight-knit city of Tripoli, a 40-year-old man living with his mother has given up on ever moving out. But when she suddenly…

  • Fighting for Air

    Tension exists in the household between KJ (17 years) and her older sister, Hanna. To make matters worse, KJ is arriving to school…

    • Country: Australia
    • Duration: 8 mins
    • Year: 2011
    • Director: Fatima Mawas
  • Trab Laus

    A hand-drawn animation about a young woman who leaves her comfortable Sydney life for her nana’s impoverished apartment in Tripo…

    • Country: Australia/Lebanon
    • Duration: 9 mins
    • Year: 2011
    • Director: Tania Safi
  • Fly Over Egypt

    Iraqi-Canadian hip-hop MC The Narcicyst responds to his disillusionment with the Egyptian Revolution in this beautifully produced …

    • Country: Egypt
    • Duration: 4 mins
    • Year: 2012
    • Director: Wesam Nassar
  • Yasmine and The Revolution

    A short film about the passions aroused in Tunisians living in France during the revolution, the debates raised for them and the l…

    • Country: France
    • Duration: 8 mins
    • Year: 2011
    • Director: Karin Albou
  • The Pillars

    An allegorical tale based on the five pillars of Islam about a recently divorced couple trying to deal with change in a changing s…

  • Arab Women in Film Free Forum

    The cinematic history of Arab women is visual testimony to some of the most iconic images in the archive. From the early days of f…

    • Year: 2012

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