Great films were borned in Arabs countries such as the 2009 documentary 12 Angry Lebanese directed by Zeina Daccache, a young drama-therapist who filmed the internal process of trial evoking the 1957 production 12 Angry Men. And old classics like The Mummy, directed by the well known Shadi Abdel Salam and released in 1969.
Nowadays, Arab country directors are releasing several interesting films which are more than relevant. On October 30, the Latin Arab Film Festival will start presenting more than 40 films in 14 days, (a more than reasonable amount of days for a Film Festivals).
Films from Arab countries, like Morocco, (invited country) and non Arab directors from Lating America will be part of the Film Festival.
Check the Program here, (spanish): Program