Gulf Film was established in 1989, a film distributor of major studio productions and independent movies in both Arabic and English to audiences across the region. Gulf Film distributes and exhibits over 150 titles – one out of every two films distributed to the region – cementing its position as the leading distributor in the Middle East by f ar.

Recognizing the potential of film exhibition; Gulf Film in 2000 expanded its industry portfolio with the creation of a cinema chain which was rebranded and launched in 2014 as Novo Cinemas, which as of now, is the largest chain of theatres in the Middle East. In 2012, Gulf Film joined ELAN Group’s portfolio of businesses and becoming a part of their Entertainment division.

Gulf Film and Novo Cinemas aim to offer a comprehensive range of film and entertainment services to existing and new markets. The combination of Elan, Gulf Film and Novo Cinemas creates a regional powerhouse in entertainment that will provide the latest in film innovation and set worldwide standards in the area and beyond.

Gulf Film is headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. For more information about Gulf Film, please visit their website: