Most Popular Arabic-Language Feature Films
An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest. Dir: Haifaa Al-Mansour With: Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahman Al Gohani Comedy | Drama 98 mins.
The Blue Elephant
The story of Dr. Yehia, a psychotherapist at Al Abbasia hospital. He works in the department treating the criminally insane... Dir: Marwan Hamed With: Khaled El Sawy, Karim Abdel Aziz, Nelly Karim Drama | Horror | Mystery | Thriller 170 mins.
A young Palestinian freedom fighter agrees to work as an informant after he's tricked into an admission of guilt by association in the wake of an Israeli soldier's killing. Dir: Hany Abu-Assad With: Adam Bakri, Leem Lubany, Iyad Hoorani Drama | Thriller 96 mins.
Two childhood friends are recruited for a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv. Dir: Hany Abu-Assad With: Kais Nashif, Ali Suliman, Lubna Azabal Crime | Drama | Thriller | War 90 mins.
Horses of God
A fictional account of the lives of the men responsible for the suicide bombings in Casablanca in 2003. Dir: Nabil Ayouch With: Abdelhakim Rachi, Abdelilah Rachid, Hamza Souidek Drama 115 mins.
In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming of age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination. Dir: Naji Abu Nowar With: Jack Fox Adventure | Drama 100 mins.
Where Do We Go Now?
A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village. Dir: Nadine Labaki With: Claude Baz Moussawbaa, Leyla Hakim, Nadine Labaki Comedy | Drama 110 mins.
A comedy/drama set in a village and centered on a battle of the sexes, where women threaten to withhold sexual favors if their men refuse to fetch water from a remote well. Dir: Radu Mihaileanu With: Leïla Bekhti, Hafsia Herzi, Hiam Abbass Comedy | Drama 135 mins.
An Arab surgeon living in Tel Aviv discovers a dark secret about his wife in the aftermath of a suicide bombing. Dir: Ziad Doueiri With: Ali Suliman, Reymond Amsalem, Evgenia Dodena Drama 102 mins.
Valley of the Wolves: Iraq
The film covers through fiction real-life events like the occupation of Iraq, the execution of Daniel Pearl, the Hood event and the Abu Ghraib torture scandal. Dir: Serdar Akar, Sadullah Sentürk With: Necati Sasmaz, Billy Zane, Ghassan Massoud Action | Adventure 122 mins.