release date December 03 2017
The Cast and Crew of Kiss Me Not Attend the Film's World Premiere at the Dubai International Film Festival
The cast and crew of Kiss Me Not are preparing to fly to Dubai to attend the film's world premiere within the 14th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) (December 6-13), where the film will be screened as part of the Arabian Nights programme on Thursday, December 7th, and Saturday, December 9th.

Among the celebrities who will be in attendance at the premiere are Yasmin Raeis, Mohamed Mahran, Aida Riad, along with writer and director Ahmed Amer, and producers Wael Omar, Dina Farouk, Alaa Karkouti and Abdallah Al Shami from MAD Distribution.

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 Fajr who decides to pursue a more religious path. Along with Yasmin Raeis, the film co-stars Mohamed Mahran, Salwa Mohamed Ali and Aida Riad with guest stars actress Sawsan Badr, late director Mohamed Khan and director Khairy Beshara. Kiss Me Not is written and directed by Ahmed Amer. The film is produced by Middlewest Films, WIKA for Film Production and Distribution and MAD Solutions, and distributed by MAD Distribution.

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Ahmed Amer started his filmmaking career as an assistant editor in the US working on documentaries and TV content as well as having made a few appearances as an actor in a number of films in New York. Amer also worked as an Arabic script consultant for the film Looking for Umm Kulthum by director Shirin Nashat. His writing credits include the award-winning films Winter of Discontent (2012) by director Ibrahim El Batout, who co-wrote the film with Amer, and Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim (2016) by Sherif El Bendary. Kiss Me Not is his first feature film after many years as a professional screenwriter.

Screening Times of Kiss Me Not at DIFF (Dubai Time) (GMT +4)
Thursday, December 7 at 6:45 PM at Souq Al Madina Hall
Saturday, December 9 at 9:30 PM at VOX Cinema 17 at Mall of the Emirates