On March 23rd 2021, Focus Features announced that it had picked up worldwide distribution rights to Timur Bekmambetov’s thriller Profile, a film which first premiered in 2018. It tells the following story: ‘An undercover British journalist infiltrates the online propaganda channels of the so-called Islamic State, only to be sucked in by her recruiter.’
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who we are
A new arts organisation for UK-based professionals who are connected to the MENA+ region (Middle East, North Africa and the surrounding area).
we celebrate the talent of our membership.
strive to be at the heart of conversations around our identity.
be our own support network.
lobby for the appropriate representation.
advocate for change to increase access and opportunities for employment.
For too long people have said ‘If only we could find a (fill in the blank) from the MENA region. We are here and it’s time to be seen.
Our directory aims to list the MENA+ arts professionals currently working in the UK live and recorded Arts. This includes - but is not limited to - creatives, technicians and academics.