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The AFAC Novel Writing Program concludes its second workshop under the supervision of the Lebanese writer Jabbour Douaihy - 05 Nov, 2015 

The workshop spread over seven days with the participation of writers Areej Mohammed and Ahmed Hammam of Egypt, Mohammed Ben Miloud of Morocco, Salim Al Beik of Palestine, Rania Al Mamoun and John Jago Ooakottut of Sudan, Bassam Shams al-Din... »

Four AFAC grantees exhibiting in Warsaw  - 03 Nov, 2015 

The Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw is currently hosting the group exhibition “Dust” curated by Anna Ptak and co-curated by Amanda Abi Khalil. The show is running until November 15th offering art works by 23 artists from... »

Two AFAC supported films at IDFA - 23 Oct, 2015 

Checks and Balances by Algerian filmmaker Malek Bensmail and Roshmia by Salim Abu Jabal from Palestine are to be featured at this years’ International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam.


Both filmmakers are recipients of the AFAC Documentary Program grant which funds and... »

Above Zero: From Tunisia to The Netherlands - 21 Oct, 2015 

The Carthage Theater Days Festival, running from the 16th to the 24th of October in Tunisia, will be hosting the AFAC supported performance “Above Zero” by  Ossama Hala/Koon Theater Group on Wednesday, October 21st at 8:00 pm.


“Above Zero”... »

9 AFAC grantees at Home Works 7 - 19 Oct, 2015 

Ashkal Alwan has announced the full program of the 7th edition of Home Works, a multidisciplinary forum on cultural practices which takes place every 2–3 years in Beirut.


Curated by Frie Leysen, Bassam El Baroni and Christine Tohme, the 7th edition... »

“As we forgive?” to be performed in Carthage - 12 Oct, 2015 

The 17th Carthage Theater Days will run from the 16th to the 24th of October, 2015 offering a rich program of performances from Africa and the Arab Region including the AFAC-supported play “As We Forgive?” by Sawsan Darwazah. “As we... »

Akram Zaatari Awarded at DMZ Docs 2015  - 07 Oct, 2015 

The 2015 DMZ International Documentary Film Festival (DMZ Docs, September 17- 24)  had awarded the AFAC-supported film “Twenty-Eight Nights and a Poem” by Akram Zaatari the Special Jury Award of the International Competition. 

Ossama Mohammed Receives the Prince Claus Award - 05 Oct, 2015 

On December the 2nd, 2015, Syrian filmmaker and AFAC grantee Ossama Mohammed will be among 11 artists honoured by The Prince Claus Fund for their pioneering work in culture and development.


All 2015 Laureates will receive their Award at a ceremony... »

Two AFAC Grantees at the 19th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil: Southern Panoramas - 29 Sep, 2015 

Associação Cultural Videobrasil and Sesc São Paulo announced the list of artists participating in the 19th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil: Southern Panoramas selected through two open calls. In all, 57 artists and groups from 25 countries have been selected by... »

Four photographer of the ADPP program in Athr Gallery - 09 Sep, 2015 

Athr Gallery will be hosting the group exhibition “MEMORY FOR FORGETFULNESS” featuring four Grantees of the Arab Documentary Photography Program (ADPP) including Natalie Naccache (Lebanon), Omar Imam (Syria), Reem Falaknaz (UAE), Samar Hazboun (Palestine).


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