By June 22, 2020



Finalist at NY Festival TV & Film Awards, silver medal winner at World Media Festival and ratings leader since day one, breaking records every day, ‘Nazaré’ is a huge fiction phenomenon, that is now making its way into new territories in MENA.

Soon it will be possible watch ‘Nazaré’ on MBC+ DRAMA, to debut August 10, 2020. MBC GROUP (Middle East Broadcasting Center is the largest and leading media company in the Middle East)
‘NAZARÉ’ tells the story of a strong beautiful woman who will do anything to save her mother’s life, even if it means to betray the love of her life.

Action takes place in NAZARE, the Portuguese capital of big wave surfing, a small town where surfer Garret McNamara became Guinness World Record holder for the largest wave ever surfed. He has a cameo appearance in the telenovela, playing himself.

Elevating both legendary and emerging Arab talent in the industry, from timeless Cannes Grand Jury Prize-winning Egyptian filmmaker Youssef Chahine to Oscar-nominated Lebanese director of our time Nadine Labaki, each piece of work is an “authentic” and “relatable” glimpse into regional entertainment that reflects the multi-faceted complexity of Arab society, shared Netflix MENAT director of content acquisitions Nuha El Tayeb.


While all the Arabic titles will be available to MENA subscribers, some—especially the majority of the latest releases—will also be offered to Netflix’s global members in 190 countries depending on licensing rights. This unprecedented mass streaming launch will provide long-awaited portals into the evolving nuances and social issues surrounding the region, helping to foster newfound connections with global viewers and inspire future generations of Arab stars.