Most Popular Arabic-Language Feature Films
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.
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.
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.
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.
City of Life
A privileged young male Arab at odds with his cultural identity and his less fortunate street smart... Dir: Ali F. Mostafa With: Alexandra Maria Lara, Sonu Sood, Saoud Al Kaabi Drama | Romance
From A to B
Three childhood friends who grew apart, travel on a road trip from Abu Dhabi to Beirut in memory of their lost one. If what happens on route does not make them crazy, it just might make them closer. Dir: Ali F. Mostafa With: Madeline Zima, Christina Ulfsparre, Ali Suliman Adventure | Comedy | Drama
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.
The Wedding Song
The Nazi occupation of Tunisia strains the bonds of friendship between a Muslim woman and a Sephardic Jewess who are both preparing for their marriages. Dir: Karin Albou With: Lizzie Brocheré, Olympe Borval, Najib Oudghiri Drama | War 100 mins.
A romantic comedy centered on the daily lives of five Lebanese women living in Beirut. Dir: Nadine Labaki With: Nadine Labaki, Joanna Moukarzel, Gisèle Aouad Comedy | Drama | Romance 95 mins.