Middle Eastern Cinemas & Film: Arab Cinema


Arabic Films @ MRC

Captain Abu Raed

Laila's Birthday


Searching the Catalog

  1. Using the Advanced Search option in the library Catalog.
  2. On the right side of the screen under the Optional Search limits change Location to Media Resources Center
  3. Use the Language Dropdown box to narrow search for items in desired language
  4. Under Format Select Videos and DVDs from the dropdown
  5. Now can search using Keyword, Title, Author, Subject, Release Year....
  6. Streaming materials can also be found the same way and will appear in your results when they meet the search requirements.

Arabic Film Research- Journals

Arabic Film Research- Streaming

Arabic Film Databases

Suggested Arab Cinema E-books & Reference Sources

Arab Cinema - full book  online through UNC Libraries 
Encyclopedia of Arab women filmmakers - "A look into the history of Arab women's filmmaking"
The Arab National Project in Youssef Chahine's Cinemafull book  online through UNC Libraries

Language Learning @ UNC

UNC Libraries and The MRC have many tools to help you learn a language. Click on this link to be directed to our Learning Language Guide.

Arabic Film Events in the US

Digital Film Posters