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Applications to the Research on the Arts Program Are Now Open

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) and the Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) are pleased to announce the launch of the third cycle (2021-2023)...
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The Oscar Academy 2020 Members Announced

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscar Academy) has revealed on June 30 the 819 artists and executives who were extended the invitation...
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Join the AFAC Team

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture - AFAC is seeking to recruit a full-time Senior Program Manager to work from its offices in Beirut, joining a team...
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AFAC’s Annual Report 2019 is Out

AFAC has released its Annual Report 2019 in English, available for download on its website. The report represents an invaluable and dynamic resource that...
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Ouafa Belgacem on Resource Mobilization in the Cultural Sector

“Resource Mobilization in the Cultural Sector”, is a 4-minute video produced as part of a series of expert videos in the framework of the Arts and...
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An Encounter with Tarek Aïtmeddour on “Résister”

Dance's Exulting Call for Unity Casting the lens on young Franco-Algerian choreographer Tarek Aïtmeddour and his dance performance “Résister” which...
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AFAC Launches the Artist Support Grant

AFAC has launched the "Artist Support Grant", in solidarity with artists and independent cultural practitioners in confinement and challenging contexts...
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AFAC Second Grants Cycle Open

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC is announcing the call for applications to its second cycle of grants programs, opening on May 15, 2020. Applicants...
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AFAC and Culture Resource Launch a Solidarity Fund for Arts & Culture Structures in Lebanon

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC and Culture Resource (Al-Mawred Al-Thaqafy) announce the launch of their joint initiative, a Solidarity Fund...
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AFAC Closes “Screens and Streams” Initiative with Films, Music and Performances

The sixth – and final – week of AFAC’s “Screens and Streams” initiative runs from May 7 to 13, with a new offering of six independent Arab films...
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An Encounter to Define Lina Alabed Through her Film: “Ibrahim: a Fate to Define”

Palestinian-Jordanian filmmaker Lina Alabed’s journey in search of her father Ibrahim, culminated in a gripping documentary film, “Ibrahim: a Fate...
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AFAC “Screens and Streams” Week 5: A Special Edition of Jazz and Performances

The fifth week of AFAC’s “Screens and Streams” initiative of free online films and music unfolds this April 30, which also marks International Jazz...
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AFAC “Screens and Streams”: Tune in to a Fourth Week of Online Films and Music

The AFAC “Screens and Streams” initiative enters its fourth week and continues to offer a free online selection of AFAC-supported independent Arab...
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AFAC “Screens and Streams” Week 3: A Third Wave of Online Films and Music

In its third week running from April 16 to 22, “Screens and Streams” offers a new selection of AFAC-supported independent Arab films and music albums,...
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“Screens and Streams”: Second Week of Online Films and Music

Following a first engaging week, the AFAC “Screens and Streams” initiative embarks on its second week, spanning from April 9 to 14, with a new selection...
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“Screens and Streams”: Films and Music Online

AFAC’s mission to support independent Arab filmmakers and promote their works, in view of instigating engagement with audiences of the Arab region,...
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Initiatives for Online Film Dissemination Spur from Worldwide Confinement

Social distancing in these current troubled times has spurred international film festivals and film production houses to turn towards the virtual realm...
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Eleven AFAC Grantees Nominated for World Press Photo Foundation Masterclass 2020

AFAC is very pleased to announce that 11 of its Arab Documentary Photography Program (ADPP) grantees were nominated among 196 photographers worldwide...
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Zawya Launches 4th Cairo Cinema Days

Zawya Cinema has announced the fourth edition of Cairo Cinema Days, to take place from March 4 to 30, 2020. Cairo Cinema Days is one of Zawya Cinema’s...
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AFAC Announces Recipients of NACP Regional Fund Grants

AFAC is pleased to announce the recipients of grants under the Regional Fund of the North Africa Cultural Program (NACP) funded by the Swiss Agency for...
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