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Zaineb Hates the Snow to Premiere at the Locarno Film Festival - 20 Jul, 2016 

The 69th Locarno Film Festival (August 3-13, 2016) will feature Kaouther Ben Hania’s AFAC-supported film “Zaineb Hates the Snow” as part of the Fuori Concorso selection.


“Zaineb Hates the Snow” tells the story of nine-year-old Zaineb who has lost her father in... »

Three AFAC Grantees Receive Awards at FID Marseille - 19 Jul, 2016 

AFAC-supported film ATLAL by Djemal Kerkar received the FIRST FILM PRIZE at the 27th Festival International de Cinema Marseille - FIDMarseille. Atlal is a documentary film that sheds light on Algeria’s Ouled Allal, an area ravaged by war during the... »

Zied Ben Romdhane’s “West of Life” featured by The Washington Post - 11 Jul, 2016 

The Washington Post section “In Sight: Images of our World” has published a feature of Zied Ben Romdhane’s photography project “West of Life” on June 27th.


“West of Life” received a grant the Arab Documentary Photography Program in 2015. In this... »

AFAC concludes the first workshop from the third edition of ANWP - 05 Jul, 2016 

Last week marked the conclusion of the first workshop from the third edition of AFAC´s Novel Writing Program, under the supervision of the Lebanese novelist Jabbour Dweihi.


Eight writers from six Arab countries gathered in the Lebanese mountain-town of Ehden to... »

Ali Chahrour in Festival D’Avignon - 28 Jun, 2016 

Festival D’avignon 2016 edition will be launched on July 6th with a program extending to July 24th and offering around 300 performances from France and from around the world including two performances by AFAC grantee Ali Chahrour.


Chahrour’s AFAC supported dance... »

Atlal Competing at FIDMarseille - 15 Jun, 2016 

AFAC-supported film ATLAL by Djemal Kerkar was picked up by the International Film Festival Marseille – FIDMarseille to participate in the First Film Competition and the French Competition  of the Festival’s 27th edition (July 12-18, 2016). Atlal is a documentary... »

Forbes reviews Current Power in Syria - 07 Jun, 2016 

Not New Now, the 6th edition of the Marrakech Biennale ran from February 24th to May 8th in Marrakech, Morocco and featured “Current Power in Syria”, an AFAC supported project by artist Khaled Malas. Phyllis Berman Johnson from Forbes Middle... »

Three AFAC Grantees at the Lebanese Film Festival - 31 May, 2016 

The 12th Edition of the Lebanese Film Festival was launched on May 30th at CinemaCity - Beirut Souks with the AFAC supported film “Silence” by Chadi Aoun. Over 50 films will be screened at the festival... »

In Video: Palestine - Syria - Beirut - 16 May, 2016 

Al Madina Theater in  Beirut will be hosting screenings of short video stories by Syrian, Lebanese and Palestinian youth living in Beirut. "In Video: Palestine - Syria - Beirut" will be held on May 19th at 6:00 PM.


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