With Dubai Media and Entertainment Organisation in association with Dubai Film Market (Enjaaz) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Wadjda (2012)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
81 Metascore

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.

Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour | Stars: Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahman Al Gohani, Ahd

Votes: 16,801 | Gross: $1.35M

2. Factory Girl (2013)

90 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Hayam is a factory worker who is living in a low middle class area, along with other factory girls. She thought that her feelings for the new supervisor in the factory can grow bigger in ... See full summary »

Director: Mohamed Khan | Stars: Yasmin Raeis, Hani Adel, Salwa Khattab, Salwa Mohamed Ali

Votes: 1,065

3. The Sleeping Tree (2014)

87 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A daughter's relationship with Mother Nature could change the course of a family driven apart...

Director: Mohamed Buali | Stars: Dana Al Salem, Ibrahim Al-Hasawi, Samar Almeer, Omar Alsaeedi

Votes: 56

4. Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim (2016)

98 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Ali believes his late girlfriend's soul has been reincarnated in a goat. Ali, his goat and his friend Ibrahim embark on a journey of friendship and self-discovery across Egypt to reverse the curse.

Director: Sherif Elbendary | Stars: Ali Subhi, Ahmad Magdy, Salwa Mohamed Ali, Nahed El Sebaï

Votes: 521

5. The Last Friday (2011)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

When a forty-year-old divorced father discovers that he needs to undergo an operation, which he can not afford, within the next 4 days, he finds himself forced to deal with the life he isolated himself from for the longest time.

Director: Yahya Alabdallah | Stars: Ali Suliman, Fadi Arida, Faris Batayneh, Nabil Kawni

Votes: 104

6. Tannoura Maxi (2011)

95 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

It was the summer of 82, when a priest, about to be ordained, was exhausted by temptations and an arrogant girl felt passionately in love... A sifted memory and a personal history of a ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Bou Eid | Stars: Joy Karam, Chady Tineh, Carol Abboud, Diamand Bou Abboud

Votes: 307

7. Baghdad Messi (2012)

Not Rated | 19 min | Short, Drama, Sport

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Iraq, 2009. Little Hamoudi (10) is totally obsessed with football. Just as the rest of the world, he and his friends are eagerly looking forward to the Champions League finale FC ... See full summary »

Director: Sahim Omar Kalifa | Stars: Ali Raad Al-Zaydawi, Hayder Helo, Noor Al-Hoda, Abdulaziz Mohamed

Votes: 359

8. Asfouri (2012)

98 min | Drama

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

1975, the residents of a traditional building decide to repaint the facade, but the civil war begins leaving it on hold. Peace announced, Karim returns from US with hope to rescue the ... See full summary »

Director: Fouad Alaywan | Stars: Yara Abou Haidar, Omar Chammaa, Wissam Fares, Fuad Hassan

Votes: 44

9. Habibi Rasak Kharban (2011)

85 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

'Habibi Rasak Kharban' (Darling, Something's Wrong with Your Head) is a dramatic feature that tells the story of a forbidden love in Gaza. The film is a modern re-telling of the famous ... See full summary »

Director: Susan Youssef | Stars: Maisa Abd Elhadi, Kais Nashif, Yussuf Abu-Warda, Amer Khalil

Votes: 105

10. Letter to the King (2014)

75 min | Drama

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Letter to the King portrays five people on a day trip from a refugee camp to Oslo, a welcome change in an otherwise monotonous life. But we soon realize that each and every one of them has ... See full summary »

Director: Hisham Zaman | Stars: Ali Bag Salimi, Zheer Durhan, Nazmi Kirik, Hassan Dimirci

Votes: 222

11. Heritages (2013)

96 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

When director Philippe Aractingi is forced to leave his motherland for the third time, the realisation dawns on him: his ancestors have been fleeing wars for five generations. Exploring his... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Aractingi

Votes: 66

12. Blind Intersections (2012)

90 min | Drama

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Three protagonists, one city... Coming from different backgrounds, they pass each other but they never meet, though, the effect of one incident will drastically alter the lives of the three... See full summary »

Director: Lara Saba | Stars: Alae Hamoud, Ghida Nouri, Carole Hajj, Chadi Haddad

Votes: 132

13. Le Challat de Tunis (2013)

90 min | Documentary, Mystery

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Tunisia, before the revolution. A man on a motorbike, razor blade in hand, prowls the streets of Tunis slashing women's buttocks. They call him The Challat, aka "The Blade", and the mere ... See full summary »

Director: Kaouther Ben Hania | Stars: Mohamed Slim Bouchiha, Jallel Dridi, Moufida Dridi, Narimène Saidane

Votes: 86

14. Falastine Stereo (2013)

90 min | Drama

5.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Two Palestinian brothers plan on immigrating to Canada after the Israeli air force bombs their family home. Milad (Stereo) used to be a wedding singer but because his wife dies in the ... See full summary »

Director: Rashid Masharawi | Stars: Mahmud Abu-Jazi, Salah Hanoun

Votes: 64

15. The Proof (2013)

95 min | Drama

4.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Ali, a taxi driver in Algeria, and his wife, Houria, are unable to have children. When he travels to another city to test his fertility, he is accused by Fatima, a pregnant woman, of being ... See full summary »

Director: Amor Hakkar | Stars: Nabil Asli, Anya Louanchi, Zineb Ahmidou, Ritage Saouli

Votes: 11

16. Taxi Ballad (2011)

93 min | Drama

6.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Driving a cab wasn't his first option, but that's a long story.

Director: Daniel Joseph | Stars: Hiam Abou Chedid, Habib Alberto, Sahar Assaf, Adnan Awad

Votes: 123

17. Nesma (2013)

89 min | Drama

5.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Firstly, there's Youssef, who has his identity stolen and who decides to act, even if means losing his way. Then, there's the young Syrine, who will take her first steps in the adult world.... See full summary »

Director: Homeida Behi | Stars: Farid Elouardi, Aure Atika, Aziza Gorgi, Chaker Ben Saber

Votes: 20

18. Cairo Exit (2010)

97 min | Drama

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A powerful account of life in contemporary Cairo, this raw drama about a pair of star-crossed lovers shines a powerful spotlight upon the social and cultural taboos that riddle the city's ... See full summary »

Director: Hesham Issawi | Stars: Mohamad Ramadan, Maryhan, Ahmad Bedair, Safaa Galal

Votes: 140

19. Adios Carmen (2013)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

In 1975, 10-year-old Amar lives in a village in northern Morocco with his violent uncle, waiting for the unlikely return of his mother, who has left for Belgium. He finds a friend in Carmen... See full summary »

Director: Mohamed Amin Benamraoui | Stars: Benjalil Amanallah, Paulina Gálvez, Ufrin Mustapha Azzarouali, Juan Estelrich Jr.

Votes: 62

20. Leaving Baghdad (2010)

85 min | Drama

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Leaving Baghdad is a road movie that follows Sadik, the personal cameraman to the leader Saddam Hussein, at the end of the nineties. Sadik is trying to escape the grip of the regime, being ... See full summary »

Director: Koutaiba Al-Janabi | Stars: Sadik Al-Attar, Jasim Al-Timimi, Rang Omar, Attila Solymosy

Votes: 39

21. It's About to Rain (2013)

91 min | Drama

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Said Mahran fights for his right to remain in Italy, where he was born and raised from Algerian parents, after his visa expires.

Director: Haider Rashid | Stars: Lorenzo Baglioni, Mohamed Hanifi, Giulia Rupi, Amir Ati

Votes: 36

22. Zindeeq (2009)

85 min | Drama

5.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Acclaimed director Michel Khleifi's story of a Palestinian film-maker 'M' living in Europe, who returns home to Ramallah to film witness accounts of the 1948 Nakba - not only explores the ... See full summary »

Director: Michel Khleifi | Stars: Mira Awad, Mohammad Bakri

Votes: 17

23. Infiltrators (2012)

PG-13 | 70 min | Documentary

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A visceral Road Movie that chronicles the daily travails of Palestinians of all backgrounds as they seek routes through, under, around, and over a bewildering matrix of barriers.

Director: Khaled Jarrar

Votes: 20

24. Tangled Up in Blue (2009)

85 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The son of a world renowned Iraqi writer faces the aftermath of his father's assassination in Baghdad, and his undeclared love for his best friend.

Director: Haider Rashid | Stars: Ian Attfield, Zoe Rigby, Graham Bowe, Haider Rashid

Votes: 25

25. Zelal (2010)

90 min | Documentary

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Directors: Mustafa Hasnaoui, Marianne Khoury

26. Yema (2012)

90 min | Drama

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Une petite maison abandonnée, isolée dans la campagne algérienne. Ouardia y a enterré son fils Tarik, militaire peut-être tué par son propre frère Ali, dirigeant dun maquis islamiste. Elle ... See full synopsis »

Director: Djamila Sahraoui | Stars: Djamila Sahraoui, Samir Yahia, Ali Zarif

Votes: 70

27. The Road to Bethlehem (2010)

120 min | Documentary

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Leila Sansour

28. Dolphins (2014)

90 min | Adventure

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Written by author and poet Ahmed Salmeen and directed by award-winning Emirati Waleed Al Shehhi, Dolphins revolves around Fadel, an ambulance driver, who is divorced and has one son, Saud, ... See full summary »

Director: Waleed Al-Shehhi | Stars: Reem Erhama, Ashjan, Khalid Ameen, Jamal H. Iqbal

Votes: 25

29. Sotto voce (2013)

94 min | Drama

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

During the Algerian war, the road to Beni Boussaid on the Morocco-Algeria border is obstructed by the Morice line, a 430-mile long belt that is electrified and heavily mined. Moussa, a ... See full summary »

Director: Kamal Kamal | Stars: Amal Ayouch, Mohamed Bastaoui, Ahmed Benaissa, Rafik Boubker

Votes: 11

30. Hamama (2010)

64 min | Documentary, Biography

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Hamama is nearly a 90 year old female healer and living legend in the Emirates. Blessed with an incredible gift of healing she has to face her fragility and age that threaten to impact her ... See full summary »

Director: Nujoom Alghanem

Votes: 8

31. Guardians of Time Lost (2013)

109 min | Documentary

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

They are a group of marginalized young men known as the "thugs of Al Lija" neighborhood. A mysterious world which carries within its folds the particular complexities of social and political realities in Lebanon is revealed.

Director: Diala Kachmar

Votes: 6

32. Sector Zero (2011)

64 min | Documentary

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

"Sector Zero" explores the macabre history of Karantina, an abandoned area located on the outskirts of Beirut, and uses this history as a metaphor for Lebanon's own troubled past.

Director: Nadim Mishlawi | Stars: Chawki Azouri, Bernard Khoury, Hazem Saghiyeh

Votes: 8

33. My Brother (2012)

77 min | Drama

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Kamal El Mahouti | Stars: Zakaria El Ahmadi, Fatima El Mahouti, Lahcen El Mahouti, Emma Raguin

34. Gate #5 (2011)

84 min | Documentary

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

They were young, loved adventures and had choices. In the 1960s and 70s thousands of young Lebanese left their villages and searched for a new life in the city - as countless like-minded ... See full summary »

Director: Simon El Habre

Votes: 9

35. The Man Inside (II) (2012)

50 min | Documentary

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Karim Goury

36. The Deep (2013)

14 min | Short, Drama

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A young Iraqi man's dream to play football is destroyed as a result of living in a crime-ridden country, where he must struggle to survive.

Director: Haider Rashid | Stars: Mohamed Zouaoui, Mohammed Abdelfatah, Arthur Alexanian, Amir Ati

Votes: 8

37. Line of Sight (2012)

80 min | Drama

6.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Line of sight is the story of LAILA, a woman in her early twenties who has to revisit the choices she made in her life after an encounter with a car thief, who had made unusual choices himself.

Director: Aseel Mansour | Stars: Khaled al Ghwairi, Nadia Odeh

Votes: 12

38. Uncle Nashaat (2011)

90 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Nashaat is a Palestinian fighter who was killed by the Israelis in 1982. When Aseel, Nashaat's nephew, comes across a fact that makes him doubt the circumstances of his uncle's death, he ... See full summary »

Director: Aseel Mansour

Votes: 8

39. This Is My Picture When I Was Dead (2010)

83 min | Documentary, Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Athens, 1983. The world press reports that 4-year old Bashir is killed in the assassination of his father, Mamoun Mraish, a top PLO lieutenant. Father and son are declared dead but when ... See full summary »

Director: Mahmoud al Massad | Stars: Bashir Mammon Mraish, Ismael Abed, Saeb Abu Alragheb, Arafat Al Ashahab

Votes: 34

40. Family Albums (2012)

80 min | Documentary

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A contemporary and sensitive portray of the Arab world, through a single feature-length documentary made of 4 chapters, directed by 4 young talented filmmakers.

Directors: Nassim Amaouche, Mais Darwazah, Erige Sehiri, Sameh Zoabi

41. Searching for Saris (2013)

72 min | Documentary

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Saris was a Palestinian village in the Jerusalem area that was ethnically cleansed in 1948 during the creation of the state of Israel. Today, it is inhabited by Israelis. Shifting between ... See full summary »

Director: Jinan Coulter

Votes: 10

42. Born on the 25th of January (2011)

80 min | Documentary

8.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

From January 25 to May 27, 2011, the film tracks four months of the Egyptian revolution as seen through the director's eyes. January 25 is the beginning, but May 27 is not the end - because the revolution continues.

Director: Ahmed Rashwan

Votes: 48

43. Bad Hunter (2013)

14 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Young man BAHOZ goes hunting in rural Kurdistan. He witnesses the rape of a young woman by an older man. He chases the man away and helps the woman to mend her clothes so she can conceal ... See full summary »

Director: Sahim Omar Kalifa | Stars: Naima Abdo, Saban Dosky, Farzad Hassani, Ahmed Mohammed

Votes: 82

44. Nomad's Home (2010)

61 min | Documentary

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

BEIT SHA'AR (NOMAD'S HOME) is a portrait of two Arab women born of entirely different social and cultural circumstances within Egypt: IMAN KAMEL, an Egyptian filmmaker who has left Cairo to... See full summary »

Director: Iman Kamel | Stars: Selema Gabaly, Iman Kamel

45. The Mulberry House (2013)

75 min | Documentary, Biography

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

After 10 years in Scotland, Sara Ishaq travels back to her childhood home in Yemen and takes her camera along. She hopes to feel at home in the place that was once so close to her heart, but the complications soon become clear.

Director: Sara Ishaq | Star: Sara Ishaq

Votes: 32

46. Yamo (2011)

70 min | Documentary

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Rami Nihawi | Star: Hassan Ghosson

47. The Invisible Policeman (2011)

59 min | Documentary

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

How can someone give something that he does not have?

Director: Laith Al-Juneidi

Votes: 18

48. Les imams vont à l'école (2010)

76 min | Documentary, News

5.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

They are apprentice imams at the Paris Great Mosque. From now on, they are also required to train in secularism in conformity to the policy of modernization of Islam in France. Yet, among ... See full summary »

Director: Kaouther Ben Hania

Votes: 5

49. The Council (2014)

80 min | Documentary, Comedy, Family

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A journey of three young Palestinian running for the students councils in refugees school in Jordan, from announcing the election till the end of the academic year.

Director: Yahya Alabdallah

Votes: 8

50. Gaza Calling (2012)

64 min | Documentary

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Nahed Awwad


1-50 of 58 titles. | Next »

Recently Viewed