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Stories Boldly Told: An Account of Courageous Cultural Works

In an increasingly critical Arab scene, where cultural production stands at the center of the battle for social change, the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture...
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Meet AFAC’s 2019 Training and Regional Events Grantees

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC is pleased to announce the selection of twenty-four projects from seven Arab countries as part of its 2019...
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AFAC Reveals the 2019 Music Grantees

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC is pleased to announce the twenty-one new grantees in the Music Grants Program for 2019. The call for applications...
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AFAC Announces 26 Arts and Culture Structures to Receive Long-term Support

Scroll Down for French text AFAC is excited to announce the grantees of the newly established North Africa Cultural Program – a pioneering longer-term...
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Eight AFAC-supported films at IDFA 2019 

The 32nd edition of the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam - IDFA kicked off on November 20 with a festive opening ceremony in Amsterdam's Royal...
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STATEMENT ON OPEN STRIKE IN THE CULTURAL SECTOR IN LEBANON

In solidarity with and participation in the popular uprisings taking place across Lebanon against the current systems of power, we the undersigned cultural...
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Robert Wolfe: “How Do We Harness Creativity?”

“How Do We Harness Creativity?” by management trainer and leadership coach Robert Wolfe from the Netherlands, is part of a series of videos by international...
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Boghossian Prize Awarded to Three AFAC Projects

The annual Boghossian Prize - Lebanon 2019 acknowledged Roger Mokbel in the Photography category, for his project Describe the Sky to Me, which he developed...
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The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture and The Festival Academy continue to join forces in 2020!

Within the frame of their partnership, The Arab Fund for Arts & Culture (AFAC) and The Festival Academy (an initiative of the European Festivals Association)...
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Seven Venice Awards Scooped by AFAC-supported Films

With the closing of the 2019 International Venice Film Festival, Venice Final Cut and Venice International Film Critics’ Week, AFAC-supported films...
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AFAC Holds “Politics Through the Looking Glass” Forum in Berlin

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC organizes, in collaboration with the Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW) and in partnership with Europe in the...
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AFAC Film Week Comes to Dubai

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC and Cinema Akil are pleased to invite you to the seventh edition of the itinerant AFAC Film Week, taking place...
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Nine AFAC-supported Films in El Gouna Film Festival

The third edition of El Gouna Film Festival will run from September 19 to 27, 2019 in El Gouna resort town on the Egyptian Red Sea coast, showcasing nine...
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Eight Arts and Culture Institutions Selected to Participate in the Second Cycle of ACE

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture - AFAC and Drosos Foundation are pleased to announce the eight cultural institutions from the Arab region that have...
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Four AFAC-supported Films Play TIFF 2019

Four AFAC-supported films will participate in the 44th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), taking place from 5 to 15 September,...
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Mike Van Graan: African Perspectives on Cultural Policy

In “African Perspectives on Cultural Policy”, the last of three videos by international experts invited to the first Arts and Culture Entrepreneurship...
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Meet AFAC’s 2019 Performing Arts Grantees

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC has announced the selection of twenty-nine projects from nine Arab countries as part of its 2019 Performing...
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AFAC Announces Creative and Critical Writings 2019 Grantees

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC is pleased to announce the twenty-eight recipients of its 2019 Creative and Critical Writings grant program,...
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AFAC Documentary Program Announces 2019 Grantees

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC is pleased to announce the selection of twenty-four non-fiction works from ten Arab countries under the AFAC...
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Seven AFAC-supported Films Play Venice and Locarno Festivals

Seven AFAC-supported films will take part in the various sections of the upcoming Venice and Locarno film festivals this summer, confirming a strong Arab...
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