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Phars Film is widely recognized as the pioneer of the cinematic movement in the region and represents the vast majority of leading international studios through various local and regional cross-channel distribution networks and industry partnerships.

Phars Film Managing Director at ADFF 2011

The panel, Beyond Hollywood & Bollywood: The Future of Independent Cinema in the Region, took place on Sunday 16, at 11:00 AM at the Fairmont Saker Ballroom. The audience consisted of Sanad Lab participants, members of industry, the press, film students and filmmakers. Experts from international sales companies and regional distributors discussed the types of films they are drawn to, their relationships with film festivals and the decision-making process behind deals for films in the MENA region. Panelists included Gianluca Chacra, CEO of Front Row Filmed Entertainment; Michael Werner, chairman of Fortissimo Films; Frederic Sichler, president of Pacha Pictures; Mahi Golchin-Depala, managing director of Phars Film; and Hisham F. Alghanim, general manager of Kuwait National Cinema Co. The panelists gave insight on Independent Films in the region and what could be done to showcase these types of films in theatres and to a wider audience. Two of the points mentioned were the...

Tamil Blockbuster “7aum Arivu” to hit cinemas this Diwali

Tamil science fiction thriller “7aum Arivu“, starring Surya in a double role and Shruti Hassan, will be released across the GCC by Phars Film this coming Diwali.  We expect a very strong turnout for this movie as fans of the hugely popular leading actor have been keenly awaiting his next movie.  ”7aum Arivu” will release on October 26th, the same day as Shahrukh Khan’s Bollywood Blockbuster “Ra.One”.

Phars Film gears up to release “Ra One”

Phars Film is gearing up for the Middle East release of “Ra One” on October 26th, 2011.  ”Ra One” is already breaking records by smashing the previous record for the total number of prints by any Bollywood release in the history of the Middle East.  As part of the build up to the release of this Blockbuster, “Ra One” will also have it’s global premiere at Grand Cineplex in Dubai on October 24th.  Both Shahrukh Khan and Kareena Kapoor will be in attendance alongside other key members of the cast and crew.
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Phars Film Managing Director at ADFF 2011

The panel, Beyond Hollywood & Bollywood: The Future of Independent Cinema in the Region, took place on Sunday 16, at 11:00 AM at the Fairmont Saker Ballroom. The audience consisted of Sanad Lab participants, members of industry, the press, film students and filmmakers. Experts from international sales companies and regional distributors discussed the types of films...

Phars Film Inks Deal With Gemini Films

Phars Film has signed an agreement with Gemini Films to distribute theatrical releases for 2011. Speaking at the signing, Phars Film Founder and CEO Mr. Ahmad Golchin said, “Gemini Films are widely regarded to be one of the strongest producers of high quality theatrical releases and this tie-up adds a very important feather to our...

Phars Film Introduces New Concession Products in South Indian Cinemas

Phars Films, the parent company of Eldorado Cinema in Abu Dhabi and Concorde Cinema in Sharjah has introduced new food and beverage offerings in their South Indian cinema chain. These new offerings are centered around 3 categories, namely, chocolate and sweets, snack foods, and hot beverages. Pritesh Depala, Partner in Phars Film Digital, is spearheading...

Phars Film Confirms Participation at Berlin International Film Festival

After successful participation in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Los Angeles Film Markets in the past months, Phars Film has confirmed its participation at the Berlin International Film Festival. Phars Film’s founder and CEO Mr. Ahmed Golchin will be leading a team of Phars Film’s management to the film trade show. Mr. Golchin stated, “The Berlin...