Istikana: Arabic Cinema 12+

Arab Independent & Short Films

Istikana LLC

Designed for iPad

    • 3.9 • 17 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Istikana is a Subscription Video On Demand Platform that brings the best Arab independent cinema to the world. The platform showcases never seen before independent films, documentaries, short films, hard to find classics, and more. Istikana is available on the web, mobile web, mobile devices, Chromecast, and Smart TVs.

Please note: though this application is free, Istikana is a paid subscription service that you can purchase inside the application.

To get all the below benefits, make sure to subscribe once you open the app. It's easy, simple and secure.
* Subscribe ONCE and watch on every device, anywhere any time

As an Istikana subscriber you can:
* Watch full length Arabic Movies and TV Series – Over 7,000 thousand of hours of amazing Arabic TV shows and films
* View as much as you want! – watch as much as you like, when you like, on the go!
* Access new shows and films added every week
* Stream HQ quality for immediate viewing over 3G, 4G, 5G, WiFi
* Watch in your own time: Cant finish a show in one sitting? – don’t worry, just carry on where you left off when you next watch the episode/film!

Please contact, if you are experiencing any issues.

If you are new to Istikana, your Istikana subscription fee will be charged $7.99/month (or equivalent) through your iTunes account as a recurring transaction, and will automatically renew unless you cancel your account at least 24 hours before the end of the current subscription month. You can manage your subscription, cancel anytime, or turn off auto-renewal by accessing your iTunes account.

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About Istikana
Istikana is where the premium indie Arabic cinema lives online!

On the web:

What’s New

Version 3.1.59

We’ve made some bug fixes along with performance improvements to provide users with a better experience.

Ratings and Reviews

3.9 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Hai.............. ,

Love this app but

I love this app it’s great! But there is one show that I really wanna watch it’s called “Saraya Abdeen” can you please add it to the app.

مسلم صبيح الدراجي ,


The program is very important and so easy

alromeb ,

No Apple TV app

The contents are good and no major issues with streaming. But no iPad or Apple TV apps is simply baffling!

App Privacy

The developer, Istikana LLC, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Used to Track You

The following data may be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

  • Purchases
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Purchases
  • Contact Info
  • Search History
  • Browsing History
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    Some in‑app purchases, including subscriptions, may be shareable with your family group when Family Sharing is enabled.

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