How it all started



The late Amir of Bahrain, Shaikh Isa Bin Salman Al Khalifa,may God rest his soul in peace, issued a charter to establish the Bahrain Cinema and Film Distribution Company (BC & FDC), with the following founder members:

Late Ali A. Rahman Al Wazan/Late Ali Ben Yousif Fakhro/ Late Ezra Ebrahim Nono/ Late A. Rahman Bin Mohamed Al Khalifa/ Mr. Mohamed Yousif Jalal/ Mr. Ali Ebrahim Abdul AaL/ Mr. Ali Yousif Obaidly/ Mr. Sayed Alawi Sayed Maoosa Al Alawi/ Late A. Rahman A. Ghaffar Al Alawi/ Mr. Jassim Mohamed Fakhro.

Authorized Capital BD 750,000


BC & FDC commences operations after acquisition of Awal Cinema, Bahrain Cinema & Al Nasr Cinema from late Abdul Rahman Al Alawi.

Al Zubara Cinema was leased from late Ali Bin Ahmed Al Khalifa.


Opening of Al Hamra Cinema, being the first air-conditioned theater in Bahrain.