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01 May 2020 | 11:59 pm

AFAC Documentary Program

15 Apr 2020 | 11:59 pm

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15 Apr 2020 | 11:59 pm

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Performing Arts

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Arab Documentary Photography Program Call for Applications Is Now Open

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC has opened the call for applications for the seventh cycle of the Arab Documentary Photography Program (ADPP)...
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Rob Burnet on “Changing Society through Conversations | Stories from East Africa”

“Changing Society Through Conversations | Stories from East Africa” by Rob Burnet, CEO of Shujaaz Inc - a network of social ventures based in Nairobi...
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We’re Looking for an Intern

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture - AFAC is seeking to recruit an intern to assist with AFAC website data migration. This will provide an opportunity...
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ACE 2020’s 16 Cultural Managers Meet in Beirut

The 2020 cycle of the Arts and Culture Entrepreneurship (ACE) program opened last week with the launch of its first workshop in Beirut, bringing together...
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Five AFAC-supported Films Play Rotterdam 2020

The 49th edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) opened on January 22, 2020 with five participating AFAC-supported films listed among...
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Research on the Arts Program’s Workshop Concludes in Beirut

The Research on the Arts Program (RAP)- a joint program by the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) and the Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS)-...
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AFAC Announces Open Call for First Grants Cycle

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC will open the call for applications for its first cycle of grants programs on February 1, 2020. We will be...
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Announcing the 2019 Cinema Grants

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC has closed the year 2019 with the selection of 22 film projects for its Cinema Grants program. The call for...
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AFAC and ACSS Award Six Research Projects

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC and the Arab Council for the Social Sciences – ACSS are thrilled to announce the selection of six research...
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“Planning for Impact: Making the Case for Arts and Culture”

“Planning for Impact: Making the Case for Arts and Culture” by independent arts adviser and non-profit cultural consultant Moukhtar Kocache, is part...
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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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