Bac Films has sold North American rights for The Yacoubian Building (Omaret Yakobean) to Reflection Distribution. MarwanHamed's sweeping Egyptian saga about modern-day lifein Cairo premiered at Berlin and has crossed $360,000 after two weeks on releasein France.

Bac's head of salesSilvere Moreau negotiated the deal with Mohad Youssef at Reflection,which plans to release in North America before the end ofthe year.