Middle Eastern Cinema

Middle Eastern Cinema

Amazing films from the Middle East. Iran, Kurdistan, Turkey, Syria, Iraq, and beyond.

Middle Eastern Cinema
  • Kurdistan - The Last Embrace

    Filmmaker Saman Hosseinpuor's makes a powerful statement in this film about what is important in life, and how we as adults can lose site of this.

  • Egypt - Mesteka & Rehan

    An unconventional love story set in Cairo.

  • Syria - Breath

    The refugee crisis in Syria has had devastating effects on people of all walks of life. But it doesn't change their humanity.

  • Iran - Brotherhood

    An unprecedented, surprising and candid look inside one of Tehran's Religious Schools

  • Cleats

    From Turkey, a story about 3 boys who dream of playing professional soccer some day.

  • Iran - The Hunt

    Two men go out fishing and their lives are forever changed.

  • Iran - Black Magic

    A superhero is betrayed while trying to stop oppression, discrimination & systematic discrimination

  • Iran - In Perspective

    A reluctant killer (played by Persian hunk
    Arshia Zeinali), can't seem to stop killing. Beautifully shot and filmed, another one of many great films coming out of Iran.

  • Iran - The Dome Of The Universe

    A scenic tour of Iran by air along with dazzling footage of it's historic places and people.

  • Iran - Asheng

    Four woman try to plead for their husbands' release after they are arrested for drug possession

  • Turkey - Blue Tomorrow

    Wonderful animated film about the dangers of global warming.

    A man who lives alone on his island, is forced to flee as his island becomes submerged. Is there any place safe?

  • Armenia - A Frame For Solitude

    A photographer goes on a journey to find an early Christian church in Iran

  • Iraq - Are You Volleyball

    A standoff between the inhabitants of a refugee camp and the soldiers on the other side takes an interesting turn when a ball goes astray.

  • Iran - Last Season English Subtitles

    Theatrical vignettes from Tehran

  • Iran - 14 plus 2 days