Queer Arab Films

To accompany the piece "Queer Arab Films to Watch During Pride Month" on the Arab Film and Media Institute Cinemayaat blog: arabfilminstitute.org/52-queer-arab-films-to-watch-during-pride-month/

This is a list of films featuring queer Arab stories and/or characters, predominately, but not exclusively, by Arab filmmakers.

Blog post is updated annually, this list is updated as new films are found or released. Please feel free to add your suggestions or other notes in the comments!

  • Beirut Dreams in Color
  • Nidhal
  • Dress Up
  • Shall I Compare You to a Summer's Day?
  • Sirens
  • Warsha
  • Perfect Strangers
  • Habib & The Thief
  • Courage
  • Miguel's War
  • Fiasco
  • Mariam
  • Moss Agate
  • Borekas
  • Barzakh
  • Faraway
  • Polygraph
  • Versailles
  • Edible
  • Bellydance Vogue
  • What's Left of Home
  • 1-1
  • Breaking Fast
  • Kelet
  • Chromophobia
  • Breakup in 9 Scenes
  • Dearborn Ash
  • Another Dream
  • Marco
  • Label Me
  • The Last Paradises
  • The Wedding
  • Brothers
  • Son of a Dancer
  • The Sun Will Rise
  • Run(a)way Arab
  • 3 Centimetres
  • Life in Darkness
  • Rupture Divine
  • Room for a Man
  • Here I Am...Here You Are
  • Ablution
  • Martyr
  • Chronic
  • Upon the Shadow
  • Half a Life
  • The Beach House
  • This Little Father Obsession
  • In Between
  • Out of Iraq: A Love Story
  • The 12Project
  • I Say Dust
  • Oriented
  • Breaking Fast
  • A Sinner in Mecca
  • Hidden Away
  • La Grande Safae
  • Mondial 2010
  • Salvation Army
  • e muet
  • I Am Gay and Muslim
  • My Brother the Devil
  • Out Loud
  • The String
  • All My Life
  • I Can't Think Straight
  • A Jihad for Love
  • I Exist
  • The Road to Love
  • Zip It