Expanding Its Activities to Include Distribution of Arabic Films
AFD Releases Cyrine Abdelnour's Sou' Tafahom in Theatres concurrently with the Valentine's Day
Venturing into Arabic films distribution, Allied for Distribution (AFD) revealed its plan to release Cyrine Abdelnour's latest film hit Sou' Tafahom in Egyptian theatres. The film is slated to hit theatres on Thursday, 12 February, 2015, coinciding with Valentine's Day.
About this new venture Tarek Sabri, Managing Director of AFD, commented "In addition to be the sole distributor of Walt Disney Films, Sony Pictures and Columbia Pictures, we believe that distributing Arabic films will be an important step towards backing Egyptian filmmaking and bringing original pictures that are worth watching to the audiences".
Sou' Tafahom follows a Lebanese girl called Lina, who works as a saleswoman in a shop. As she pursues her dreams in finding her Prince charming, her life totally takes a different course when she has the encounter of an Egyptian young man with whom she finds herself falling head over heels.
Starring Cyrine Abdelnour, Sherif Salama, Ahmed El Saadany, Khaled Eleish, Yousef Fawzy and Maha Abou Ouf, the film is written by Mohamed Nayer and directed by Ahmed Samir Farag.
Founded in 2001, Allied for Distribution (AFD) is one of the biggest distributors in Egypt, handling the distribution of films by Hollywood's major studios such as Sony Pictures and Columbia Pictures. AFD is also the sole distributor of Walt Disney Films including films by the companies of Pixar, Lucasfilm, Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Pictures. In addition AFD releases several independent titles every year.