EMPIRE INTERNATIONAL | LEBANON - ALLIED FILM DISTRIBUTORS (AFD) | EGYPT
Founded in 1919 as a chain of movie theaters, Empire owns exclusive theatrical
distribution rights for Sony Pictures in the MENA region. Empire International Gulf (Dubai) and AFD (Cairo) run their operations in
cooperation with the Beirut head office. In 2022 the company partnered with BG Film — a Turkish film production and
distribution company — to bring Turkish movies to the region.