From January 1, 2023, the largest Middle Eastern distributor — Four Star Films — will release projects of the Central Partnership film company (part of Gazprom-Media Holding) under an exclusive long-term agreement. The partnership is for 2 years with automatic extension.
Four Star Films becomes the official distributor of Central Partnership films with the highest box office potential in the Middle East. In case of interest, Four Star Films will be able to exercise other types of rights in the territories of presence, in addition to film distribution. Films will be shown in English with subtitles in national languages.
Film distribution company Four Star Films was founded in 1961. Since 1981, it has been a distributor for the Hollywood studios Paramount Pictures and represented Universal until recently. Four Star Films has partnered with theaters in the Gulf States, Cyprus, Egypt, Iraq, Syria, Palestine, Sudan and Ethiopia. The geography of the company’s presence is constantly expanding.