News February 2005
ATASH (Tawfik Abu Wael) was very well received by the audiences of the Arab Film Festival Tuebingen and Mediterranean Film Festival Heidelberg. These were the first screenings with non-buisness audience.
mec film is represented at Berlin International Film Festival by Irit Neidhardt, from February 11th till February 16th. You can reach her at 49-0163-5684073.
3. VHS and DVD sales
More and more privat customors and institutions use VHS and DVD sales on mec film's homepage. The DVD-Box of ROUTE 181 (by Michel Khleifi and Eyal Sivan) is on the top of homevideo-sells (Germany only), for institutional sale it is DIARY OF A MALE WHORE (by Tawfik Abu Wael) and THE BLACK PANTHERS (IN ISRAEL) SPEAK (by Eli Hamo and Sami Shalom Chetrit).
PLEASE NOTE: Except the films mec film distributes in Germany only (Asurot, Galoot, Uri Avnery: Warrior for Peace, ROUTE 181) you can purchase all VHS cassettes with Engish subtitles, you find the catalogue on http://www.mecfilm.de
4. screenings - mec film presents in February
LIKE TWENTY IMPOSSIBLES
18.-27.2.05 !f Istanbul
22.-28.2.05 Trieste Film Festival Milano
ROUTE 181 - Fragments of a Journey in Palestine-Israel (by Michel Khleifi and Eyal Sivan) 26.+27.2.05 museum kunst palast Duesseldorf/ Germany