Continuing Its Successful Commercial Tour through the Arab World
Kiss Me Not Releases in Cinematheque de Tanger in Morocco Starting September 5
Director Ahmed Amer's feature film Kiss Me Not continues its successful commercial tour in the Arab world. The film will be released at the CinĂ©mathĂ¨que de Tanger in Morocco, starting Wednesday, September 5. This marks the film's fifth stop in the Arab world after Egypt, Lebanon, the UAE and Tunisia.
Most recently, the film was also commercially released at VOX Cinemas at the Mall of the Emirates for two weeks. It was previously released at Metropolis Cinema in Lebanon after its release in Egyptian theaters in 26 screens, achieving wide critical acclaim.
In August, the film screened in MalmĂ¶, Sweden as part of the summer screenings organized by the MalmĂ¶ Arab Film Festival, in addition to its screenings at Darb 1718 that is followed by another screening on Sunday, 23 September.
Kiss Me Not landed its world premiere at the 14th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) within the Arabian Nights programme. The film took part in the Festival des CinĂ©mas Arabes Ă Paris in France, and Shanghai International Film Festival in China, and Miami Film Festival in USA, in addition to receiving a Special Mention at the 1st Jounieh International Film Festival in Lebanon. Kiss Me Not also screened at the Aswan International Women Film Festival (AIWFF) in Egypt and Tripoli Film Festival in Lebanon.
Written and directed by Ahmed Amer, Kiss Me Not follows a young and ambitious Egyptian director who faces issues while shooting a kissing scene in his new film with the leading actress who decides to pursue a more religious path.
Kiss Me Not stars Yasmin Raeis, Mohamed Mahran, Salwa Mohamed Ali and Aida Riad with guest stars actress Sawsan Badr, late director Mohamed Khan and director Khairy Beshara as themselves. The film is produced by Middlewest Films, WIKA for Film Production and Distribution and MAD Solutions, and distributed by MAD Distribution.