Movies & Series
News and updates about the latest Arabic movies, TV series and Musalsalat – mainly on Netflix and Amazon Prime.
Ayza Atgawez was a big hit in the Arab world in 2010. The Netflix series Finding Ola portrays the life of the main character ten years later: a divorced woman with children, 40 years old, belonging to the 1% very rich people in Egypt, who is searching for a new start and meaning in her life.
Netflix’s first Arabic movie "Perfect Strangers" touches difficult topics in the Arab world: being gay, betrayal in marriage and lying and pretending. Unfortunately, there are no English subtitles on Netflix. But there is a way to watch the movie with English subs.
Superman is called Kal El. Batman's enemy is Ra's al-Ghoul. Many names in the comic universe have an Arabic or Hebrew flavor. Why is that? And what do they mean?
How do you manage to motivate yourself to learn Arabic for years, even decades? Marco Rateitschak has been learning Arabic since 1999. In a guest article, he describes his journey and offers valuable advice for anyone in such a situation. A survival guide for lifelong learners of Arabic.
The animated movie Alephia 2053 portrays a dystopian future of a fictional Arab state. It was viewed 8 million times on YouTube. A bonus for Arabic learners: it is in Standard Arabic with subtitles (English, French, Arabic).
With a simple trick you can add Arabic subtitles on Netflix. You don't need any plugin or add-on. It works on all devices. A step-by-step guide.
LLN is a Google Chrome extension that gives you superpowers over Netflix. You can watch films and series with two subtitles.
Masameer is a Saudi Arabian animation film which is now available on Netflix! It uses Gulf Arabic and Fosha - and has pretty decent English subtitles.
If you use Netflix codes, you can get a list of all Arabic movies and genres like Arabic comedies or dramas - here is a list of the top Arabic Netflix codes.