The 9th Arabic and Mediterranean Film Festival of Catalonia

3-8 November 2015

Filmoteca de Catalunya

From its very beginning, eight years ago, the “Mostra” has been willing to fill-in a void in the Catalan cultural scene, because we are convinced that Cinema can help for a better knowledge and understanding of our world. This is why the “Mostra” wants to contribute for the circulation and promotion of Arab and Mediterranean films in Catalonia, while introducing a different perspective on many issues and concerns and on the present world, coming from within Arab and Mediterranean societies. In short, we also wish to contribute, through culture and Arts, to bring down readymade perceptions and stereotypes about the Arab World, that still are rooted in our society, and to built bridges between mediterranean countries.

After last year’s success, this year’s edition of the “Mostra” will take place, for the fourth year in a row, at the Filmoteca de Catalunya, in the heart of the Raval district, in Barcelona.

Morocco is this year’s invited country of Honor and therefore the programm will cover a wide range of films from this country.


Participation requirements

Movies or documentary movies from 50 minutes, directed by directors from Arab countries within the last 5 years (unlimited for films from invited country)

  • Send a copy on DVD or online format till 15th June 2015. The copy must be subtitled in French, English or Spanish.



Pg. Salvat Papasseït, 1, 1a planta

08003 Barcelona (Attn: Meritxell Bragulat)

  • Send the participation application during the same submission period to attention: Meritxell Bragulat

The Film Festival will only contact the people in charge of the selected films. The copies recieved will not be returned.

Selected Movies

If  the movie is selected the following delivrables shall be sent till 20th of july, 2015:

  • Synopsis of the film
  • Biography and filmography of the director
  • Photography of the director and of the film in JPG 300dpi format
  • Poster of the film in JPG 300dpi format
  • List of the dialogues in timecode (in English, French or Spanish).


Movies’ Subtitles

The movies will be projected in O.V (original version), subtitled in Catalan or Castellano. The Festival will be providing subtitling for the selected movies.


The Festival will be solely responsible for costs incurred for transporting the selected movies during and in place of the exhibition and their return to the distributor once the Festival is over on a previously agreed protocol.

Promotion and circulation of the selected films

The owners of the film’s rights authorizes the Film Festival to use images (max. 3 minutes) of their film as to promote and advertise the Festival through a communication campaign.


A maximum of 2 screenings will be scheduled for each selected film.

For more information on The Arabic and Mediterranean Film Festival of Catalonia :

Pg. Salvat Papasseït, 1, 1a planta- 08003 Barcelona

Phone: 00 34 93 3010171-


Skype: sodepau1




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