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Grant announcement! AFAC’s 2022 Music grantees tune into musical memory to re-imagine heritages

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC is proud to announce the 21 projects that have been selected to receive support under its 2022 Music grant...
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Get to know the 7 AFAC-supported documentaries to show at IDFA 2022

Seven AFAC-supported films are set to show at the 35th edition of the International Documentary Film festival Amsterdam - IDFA this November. We are happy...
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ADPP 2021: Framing the Personal and the Political

After a year of hard work, 10 photo stories supported during the 2021 cycle of the Arab Documentary Photography Program (ADPP) are up and ready to be...
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Introducing our 2022 Training and Regional Events grantees

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC is pleased to announce the seven individuals and fifteen institutions and collectives set to receive Training...
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Fifteen ADPP Photographers Exhibit in New York City

"An Expression of Absence: Selections from the Arab Documentary Photography Program" is an exhibition organized jointly by Magnum Foundation and the Bronx...
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Incoherence in Open Space - an Encounter with Sarri Elfaitouri about “Tahafut”

Your project Tahafut proposed a direct response to the incoherence (the idea of destruction and decay that shaped Libya through the wars and civil instabilities)...
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Degradation through Aesthetics and Poetry: An Encounter with Seif Kousmate on “Waha”

Your project “Waha” represents a quite peculiar documentation of the deterioration that you have observed of Morocco’s oases. What pushed you to...
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Four AFAC-supported Films to feature at TIFF 2022

The 2022 edition of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) will open in September featuring four films supported by AFAC in its line-up, three...
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‘Hanging Gardens’ and ‘The Last Queen’ Sail to Venice

The 79th edition of the Venice International Film Festival will open at the end of the month with two AFAC-supported films featuring in its line-up. The...
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The Films Supported by the AFAC Documentary Program 2022

Nineteen documentary films, showcasing artful storytelling across a broad spectrum of themes, were selected for support via the AFAC Documentary Program...
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Job Vacancy: Communication Specialist

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture - AFAC is looking for an energetic and talented Communication Specialist to join the communications team. You have...
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‘Fragments from Heaven’ and ‘L’Ombre des papillons’ to show at Locarno75

Two AFAC-supported films will be shown at the Locarno Film Festival in the coming days when the Swiss movie forum opens for its 75th edition. Both films...
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Introducing AFAC’s 2022 Visual Arts Grantees

AFAC is pleased to announce the selection of 18 projects to be supported through this year’s Visual Arts grant program. The projects were selected from...
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AFAC’s 2022 Creative and Critical Writings grantees announced

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC is pleased to announce the 27 projects that have been selected by the 2022 jury committee to receive support...
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On revival, borders and multi-sensory experiences: Announcement of Performing Arts 2022 grantees

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC is pleased to announce the 21 projects that have been selected by the jury committee to receive support through...
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Midane

AFAC’s 15th anniversary is a timely occasion. One could say it coincides with the maturing of emerging music scenes in the Arab world, but that would...
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Arab Documentary Photography Program 2022 Photographers Announced

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC, the Prince Claus Fund, and the Magnum Foundation are happy to announce the 12 photographers selected to be...
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The Quest for Belonging - An Encounter with Rehab Eldalil

Your personal, long-term visual storytelling project, “The Path of the Stranger Whose Path Has Been Broken”, won the National Geographic Society’s...
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AFAC-supported Films at Gabès Cinema Fen

Eight AFAC-supported films will be screened at the 4th edition of the Gabès Cinema Fen festival, running from May 6 to 12, 2022 in the south-east Tunisian...
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Five AFAC-supported Films at Cannes 2022

Five AFAC-supported films will compete in different sections of the Cannes International Film Festival, which will be celebrating its 75th edition in...
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