Arab Narrative Films Streaming Now

Updated: 10/21/20

This is a collection of Arab narrative films currently on streaming platforms in the United States. This list was created to accompany a post on the Arab Film and Media Institute blog. 


Streaming meaning available to watch online for free or with a subscription. This does not include films available to rent or purchase digitally. 

Films included are available to stream on one or more of the following platforms: Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, The Criterion Channel, YouTube, Vimeo, Vudu, TubiTV, Kanopy, Dekkoo and Fandor.

  • The Land
  • The Return of the Prodigal Son
  • Soleil Ô
  • Youth
  • An Egyptian Story
  • West Beirut
  • Alexandria… Why?
  • Divines
  • Wajib
  • Cairo Station
  • Bab'Aziz
  • Wadjda
  • I Still Hide to Smoke
  • In Between
  • The Insult
  • The Rabbi's Cat
  • Omar
  • The Blazing Sun
  • Bittersweet
  • Out of Life
  • The Book of Sun
  • Horses of God
  • Beauty and the Dogs
  • Caramel
  • The President's Visit
  • Whispers
  • Theeb
  • Dark Waters
  • In Syria
  • Saladin the Victorious
  • The Syrian Bride
  • Heritages
  • The Little Wars
  • Beirut, Oh Beirut
  • Mascarades
  • Alexandria, Again and Forever
  • The Aftermath of the Inauguration of the Public Toilet at Kilometer 375
  • Divine Intervention
  • Abroad
  • Destiny
  • Transit Game
  • What Did I Mess
  • Marco
  • Best Neighbors
  • A Mission in an Old Movie
  • Curfew
  • Under the Hat
  • The Reports on Sarah and Saleem
  • An Hour and a Half
  • When I Saw You
  • Alarmoty in the Land of Fire
  • Heaven Without People
  • Laila's Birthday
  • Uncle Naji in UAE
  • Yomeddine
  • Breaking Fast
  • Cherkess
  • Fevers
  • Ghadi
  • 30 Days of Luxury
  • Yesterday Went with Yesterday
  • Sand Storm
  • Wilaya
  • Label Me
  • Very Big Shot
  • Under the Bombs
  • Blessed Benefit
  • Panoptic
  • Inch'Allah
  • Stray Bullet
  • Razzia
  • Amar’s Hand
  • Taxi Ballad
  • Mimosas
  • Listen
  • Layla M.
  • The Beach House
  • Junction 48
  • The Kite
  • Fatima
  • Rattle the Cage
  • Bosta
  • Hajwala 2: Mysterious Mission
  • Kilometre Zero
  • Dalida
  • Martyr
  • The Citizen
  • Solitaire
  • Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story
  • Zozo
  • It's Okay, Buddy
  • Boshkash
  • Rock the Casbah
  • The Day I Lost My Shadow
  • Wasati
  • Much Loved
  • A New Day in Old Sana'a
  • Ave Maria
  • A Whole One
  • Haifa Street