Director Ahmed Amer's feature film Kiss Me Not is making a comeback to the UAE as the film is going to commercially release at VOX Cinemas in the Mall of the Emirates. Opening on Thursday July 12, Kiss Me Not is slated to screen in VOX Cinemas for one week. The film first landed in the UAE back in December 2017 to world premiere at the 14th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) within the Arabian Nights programme.
Most recently, Kiss Me Not took part in the Festival des Cinémas Arabes à Paris in France, and Shanghai International Film Festival in China, in addition to receiving a Special Mention at the 1st Jounieh International Film Festival. The film also screened at the Aswan International Women Film Festival (AIWFF), Tripoli Film Festival and Miami Film Festival. Kiss Me Not was released at Metropolis Cinema in Lebanon.
Kiss Me Not follows a young and ambitious Egyptian director who faces issues while shooting a kissing scene in his new film with the leading actress Fajr who decides to pursue a more religious path.
Written and directed by Ahmed Amer, Kiss Me Not stars Yasmin Raeis, Mohamed Mahran, Salwa Mohamed Ali and Aida Riad with guest stars actress Sawsan Badr, late director Mohamed Khan and director Khairy Beshara. The salient directors appear in the film as themselves. Kiss Me Not is produced by Middlewest Films, WIKA for Film Production and Distribution and MAD Solutions, and distributed by MAD Distribution.
Screening times of Kiss Me Not at VOX cinemas in the Mall of the Emirates (GMT+4)
Thursday, July 12: 09: 25 PM and 11:50 PM
Friday, July 13: 10:00 PM and 12:30 AM
Saturday, July 14: 11:50 PM
Sunday, July 15: 12:00 AM
Monday, July 16: 10:20 PM and 11:45 PM
Tuesday, July 17: 11:50 PM
Wednesday, July 18: 09:20 PM