The Arab Cinema Centre has partnered with streaming service Telescope Films to launch a microsite dedicated solely to Arab films. Here are some of the award-winning movies you can find on the platform.
6 Arab films to stream now
Helmed by Saudi director Haifaa Al-Mansour, the 2012 movie tells the story of a girl who lives in a conservative world and decides to make her own money to achieve her dreams.
Directed by Lebanese filmmaker Nadine Labaki in 2018, the film centers on Zain, a destitute boy who decides to sue his parents for having him.
The lives of two vulnerable women in Casablanca — one pregnant and homeless, the other widowed and bereft — converge in this movie directed by Morocco’s Maryam Touzani.
The 2017 film, directed by Egyptian filmmaker Tarek El’eryan, tells the story of a police officer who seeks revenge against a terrorist.
In Egyptian director Amr Salama’s 2017 film, a young imam struggles to cope with the sudden death of Michael Jackson. He starts to question his faith and identity.