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MC Distribution

For Independent Cinema

MC Distribution aims at supporting Lebanese and International independent Cinema in Lebanon and the Middle East. Working closely with the Metropolis Association, MC Distribution releases new Lebanese independent titles at the Metropolis Empire Sofil theaters as well as other theaters around Lebanon.

MC Distribution also partners with international distributors to acquire and release foreign titles within the framework of its objective. In addition, MC Distribution promotes its Lebanese-produced films at international festivals and film markets and strives to promote Lebanese cinema around the world.

 

Contacts:

Omar El Kadi:

Acquisitions and Sales TV and VOD

oelkadi@mcdistribution.me 

 

Michèle Aoun

Theatrical releases, Festivals and DVD

films@mcdistribution.me

 

Sarah Hindi:

Theatrical Releases

releases@mcdistribution.me 

 

Naël Jabert

Office Manager

contact@mcdistribution.me 

 

T: +961 1332661

A: Achrafieh, Gerges Tueini Str.28, 1st floor, Beirut-Lebanon

 

 

Partners:

 

 

FILMS

  • 01

    Asham

    Directed by Maggie Morgan

    Synopsis

    Asham is a film in the style of Coffee and Cigarettes and Nine Lives.

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  • Après Mai

    Après Mai | Something in the air

    Directed by Olivier Assayas

    Synopsis

    Assayas’ semi-autobiographical new feature is a vibrant, incisively crafted story of a young man’s artistic awakening in the politically turbulent French stu

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  • Affiche De Rouille et d'Os

    De rouille et d’os | Rust and Bone

    Directed by Jacques Audiard

    Synopsis


    A la suite d’une bagarre dans une boîte de nuit, le destin d’Ali croise
    celui de Stéphanie. Il la ramène chez elle et lui laisse son téléphone.

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    Sector Zero | القطاع صفر

    Directed by Nadim Mishlawi

    Synopsis

    On the outskirts of Beirut, between the City’s port and it’s densely populated center, lies the notorious, now derelict, area of Karantina.

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    Gate #5 | الحوض الخامس

    Directed by Simon El Habre

    Synopsis

    They were young, loved adventures and had choices.

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  • UNE-SEPARATION.Leila_Hatami1

    A Separation

    Directed by Asghar Farhadi

    Synopsis

    A married couple are faced with a difficult decision – to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look aft

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  • Final Poster 1_1

    Ok, Enough, Goodbye | طيب، خلص، يلا

    Directed by Rania Attieh & Daniel Garcia

    Synopsis

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    In the small, tightly knit city of Tripoli, Lebanon, where family bonds run very deep, a forty-something man still lives with hi

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    The Mountain | ألجبل

    Directed by Ghassan Salhab

    Synopsis

     

    Night falls over Beirut. Fadi, a forty year old man, packs his luggage and sets out to the airport with his friend .

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  • MLP2222

    My Little Princess

    Directed by Eva Ionesco

    Synopsis

     

    Hannah is a whimsical mother who pursues the dream of being an artist.

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  • New Picture

    Grandma, A Thousand Times | تيتا ألف مرّة

    Directed by Mahmoud Kaabour

    Synopsis

     

    The film is a poetic documentary that puts a feisty Beiruti grandmother at the center of brave film exercises designed to commem

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  • Poster

    Chaque Jour est une Fête | كل يوم عيد

    Directed by Dima El-Horr

    Story line

     

    It’s Independence Day in Lebanon: three women who’ve never met before are on the same bus heading to visit a prison situated i

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  • 1958- Poster final

    1958

    Directed by Ghassan Salhab

    Synopsis

     

    “Everything has been said or almost about this strange human adventure.

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  • Melodrama Habibi Poster

    Melodrama Habibi | ميلودراما حبيبي

    Directed by Hani Tamba

    Synopsis

     

    In the 1970′s, Bruno Caprice was briefly successful with his first and only hit single, “Quand tu t’en vas”.

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  • Poster One Man Village

    The One Man Village | سمعان بالضيعة

    Directed by Simon el Habre

    Synopsis

    Exceptional clarity in the filmic storytelling of a simple man in the Lebanese highlands, told with great empathy and even more skill.

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  • JVV-Affiche

    Je Veux Voir | بدي شوف

    Directed by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige

    Synopsis

     

    July 2006. A war breaks out in Lebanon, a new war but not just one more war.

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  • STRAY BULLET- Poster (1) copy

    Stray Bullet | رصاصة طايشة | Balle Perdue

    Directed by Georges Hachem

    Story line

    Noha is about to get married.

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    The Lebanese Rocket Society | النادي اللبناني للصواريخ

    Directed by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige Starting April 11, 2013 at 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm, 8:00 pm, 10:00pm

    Synopsis

    In the early 1960’s, a group of students from the Haigazian University led by their professor, Manoug Manougian, designed and launched rockets for space ex

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    Blood Ties

    Directed by Guillaume Canet

    Story line

    Brothers Frank and Chris Pierzynski grew up in the same rough neighborhood of Brooklyn only to find themselves on completely different paths.

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  • MOMMY_Poster

    Mommy

    Directed by Xavier Dolan Starting Thursday 29th January 2015

    Synopsis

    Steve (Antoine-Olivier Pilon) is a troubled teenager.

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  • The Valley

    The Valley - الوادي

    Directed by Ghassan Salhab

    Synopsis

    Following a car accident on a lone mountain road, a middle-aged man loses his memory.

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    Ladder to Damascus | سلّم الى دمشق

    Directed by Mohamad Malas

    Synopsis

    Ghalia moves to Damascus to study acting and rents a room in a traditional community house where other young Syrians from different regions also live.

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  • Ilo Ilo

    ILO ILO

    Directed by Anthony Chen Thursday, June 11, 2015

    Synopsis

    Set in Singapore, Ilo Ilo chronicles the relationship between the Lim family and their newly arrived maid, Teresa.

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    Boychoir

    Directed by François Girard Starting Thursday 11 June 2015

    Synopsis

    Stet, a troubled and angry 11-year-old orphan from a small Texas town, ends up at a Boy Choir school back East after the death of his single mom.

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  • Iraqi Odyssey

    Iraqi Odyssey | الأوديسا العراقية

    Directed by Samir

    Synopsis

    كحال فيلمه ذائع الصيت “إنس بغداد”، قضى سمير أكثر من خمس سنوات في لملمة ذاكرة عا

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  • I Am Nojoom, Age 10 and Divorced

    I am Nojoom, Age 10 and Divorced

    Directed by Khadija Al-Salami Starting 9 November 2015 exclusively at Metropolis Empire Sofil

    Synopsis

    Ten-year-old Nojoom was forced to marry a 30-year-old man.

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  • 28 Nights and a Poem

    28 Nights and a Poem

    Directed by Akram Zaatari on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 9:00 PM in the presence of the director

    Synopsis

    Partly a study of a photographer’s studio in the mid twentieth century and partly an exploration of the essence of archives t

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  • Les deux amis

    Les deux amis

    Directed by Louis Garrel Monday 25 April 2016 at 5pm | Wednesday 27 April 2016 at 8pm | Friday 29 April 2016 at 7:30pm

    Synopsis

    Clément, a film extra, is madly in love with Mona, a salesgirl in a sandwich bar. Mona has a secret that makes her elusive.

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  • Nahid

    Nahid

    Directed by Ida Panahandeh Tuesday 26 April 2016 at 8pm | Saturday 30 April 2016 at 7:30pm | Sunday 1st May 2016 at 5pm

    Synopsis

    A young divorcee living with her son in a small northern city of Iran, wants to marry the man she has fallen in love with.

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  • Disorder (Maryland)

    Disorder (Maryland)

    Directed by Alice Winocour Friday 22 April 2016 at 8pm | Friday 29 April 2016 at 5pm | Saturday 30 April 2016 at 10pm | Tuesday 3 May 2016 at 7:30pm

    Synopsis

    Vincent, a French Special Forces soldier just back from Afghanistan, is suffering from a post-traumatic stress disorder.

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  • Mia Madre

    Mia Madre

    Directed by Nanni Moretti Thursday 21 April 2016 at 8pm | Tuesday 26 April 2016 at 10pm | Thursday 28 April 2016 at 7:30pm | Tuesday 3 May 2016 at 5pm

    Synopsis

    Margherita is a director shooting a film with the famous American actor, Barry Huggins, who is quite a headache on set.

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  • Fatima

    Fatima

    Directed by Philippe Faucon Saturday 23 April 2016 at 8pm | Wednesday 27 April 2016 at 5pm | Monday 2 May 2016 at 7:30pm | Wednesday 4 May 2016 at 5pm | Friday 6 May 2016 at 10:30pm

    Synopsis

    Fatima lives on her own with two daughters to support: 15-year old Souad, a teenager in revolt, and 18-year old Nesrine, who is starting medical school.

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  • Borders of Heaven

    Borders of Heaven

    Directed by Fares Naanaa

    Synopsis

    Sami and Sara have been married for seven years.

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  • PELE_cover

    Pelé: Birth of a Legend

    Directed by Jeff Zimbalist and Michael Zimbalist

    Synopsis

    Pele’s meteoric rise from the slums of Sao Paulo to leading Brazil to its first World Cup victory at the age of 17 is chronicled in thi

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  • Swiss Army Man

    Swiss Army Man

    Directed by Dan Kwan, Daniel Scheinert

    Synopsis

    Hank (Paul Dano) is stranded on a deserted island, having given up all hope of ever making it home again.

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  • Planetarium

    Planetarium

    Directed by Rebecca Zlotowski Now Showing

    Synopsis

    Paris, fin des années 30.
    Kate et Laura Barlow, deux jeunes mediums américaines, finissent leur tournée mondiale.

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