Kick-starting Its Commercial Tour in the Arab World
MAD Solutions Releases Before the Summer Crowds in Iraq
During this month, Before the Summer Crowds starts its commercial run across the Arab world countries. After a successful release in Egyptian theatres, MAD Solutions revealed that the film will be released in Iraqi theatres starting Thursday, the 5th of May. This plan is set to expand for a wider theatrical release across further Arab countries, the list of which will be revealed on a later date.
Before the Summer Crowds is co-written by Ghada Shahbandar and Nura El Sheikh, who also participated in the screenwriting. The film stars Maged El Kedwany, Hana Shiha, Ahmed Dawood, Lana Mushtaq and Hany El Metennawy. Set in a seaside resort, the film tracks a group of people who meet each other by the beginning of summer season.
The film has been released in Egyptian theaters on Wednesday, April 13th. In December 2015, director Mohamed Khan's film Before the Summer Crowds landed its world premiere at the heart of the 12th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) where it was selected to compete in the Muhr Feature Films Competition. In March, Before the Summer Crowds was selected for the closing night screening by the 5th Luxor African Film Festival competing within the Long Narrative Films competition.
The film is co-produced by five production houses, Middle West Films, Film Clinic, The Producers, Wika for Film Production and Distribution and MAD Solutions, which will take charge of the film's international distribution through its distribution arm: MAD Distribution.
Screening Times of Before the Summer Crowds in Iraq:
Thursday, May 5 in Baghdad at Al Nakheel Mall and Al Mansour Mall
Thursday, May 5 in Erbil at Family Mall