Magazine article Screen International

MAD Solutions Adds 'The Journey' to Dubai Film Festival Slate

Magazine article Screen International

MAD Solutions Adds 'The Journey' to Dubai Film Festival Slate

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Mohamed Al Daradji’s feature played at festivals in Toronto and London.

Arab distributor and promotional agency MAD Solutions has signed pan-Arab rights to Baghdad suicide attack drama The Journey ahead of its screening in Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF)’s Muhr Feature competition.

The Journey

The company has taken pan-Arab rights excluding Iraq, where the film is being handled by the Iraqi Independent Film Centre.

“It will be released in Iraq by Christmas and then the rest of the Arab world in January and February,” said MAD founder and CEO Alaa Karkouti.

Iraqi director Mohamed Al Daradji’s The Journey, about a man and woman brought together at a Baghdad train station by the latter’s plan to blow herself up in a suicide attack, world premiered at Toronto and also played at the BFI London Film Festival. …

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