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AFAC Documentary Program

01 May 2019 | 11:59 pm

Creative and Critical Writings

01 May 2019 | 11:59 pm

The Arab Documentary Photography Program

01 May 2019 | 11:59 pm

Visual Arts

01 May 2019 | 11:59 pm

Performing Arts

01 May 2019 | 11:59 pm

latest news

AFAC-supported Film Secures Double Win at Berlinale 2019

The 69th Berlinale Jury has voted; the public has cast its votes: “Talking About Trees”, the first feature film by young Sudanese filmmaker Suhaib...
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Documentary Convention 2019 Registration Now Open

150 of the world’s leading documentary professionals and decision-makers meet up in Leipzig Registration is now open for the second annual international...
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AFAC’s Documentary Photography Program in Spotlight at Dubai’s GPP Photo Week

AFAC joins forces with Gulf Photo Plus (GPP) and Alserkal Avenue to showcase compelling projects from the Arab world at the headline exhibition of the...
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Three AFAC-supported Films Play Berlinale 2019

The 69th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale( will witness the participation of a number of Arab films this year, including three...
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… And the Oscar nominee is: AFAC-supported “Of Fathers and Sons”

We are thrilled to share with you the fantastic news, fresh out of Tuesday’s Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announcement: “Of Fathers...
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Three AFAC-supported Films Awarded at Karama Film Festival

The 9th edition of the Karama Human Rights Film Festival concluded on December 11, 2018 in Amman, Jordan with a closing ceremony that awarded three AFAC-supported...
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AFAC Grantees on Show at BBIMF 2018

The 6th edition of the Beirut & Beyond International Music Festival (BIMFF) 2018 kicked off on December 6 in Beirut. Featuring a lineup of diverse local...
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Three AFAC-supported Films Play CIFF 2018

The 40th edition of the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) 2018 opens on November 20, 2018 with three participating films supported by AFAC. The...
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Three AFAC-supported films awarded at El Gouna Film Festival 2018

Out of the ten AFAC-supported films selected for the different competitions at El Gouna Film Festival 2018, three received top awards during the closing...
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A Drowning Man nominated for the BAFTA's Best British Short Film Award

We are thrilled to announce that the AFAC-supported film "A Drowning Man" by Mahdi Fleifel is nominated for the 71st British Academy Film Awards, more...
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