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2nd AFAC Film Week in Cairo this April - 30 Mar, 2015 

After a first very successful edition in Beirut, AFAC is holding its second Film Week, April 15-22, 2015. The 2nd AFAC Film Week, which will be taking place in Cairo includes a selection of 14 documentary, feature, short and experimental... »

The AFAC 2014 Annual Report is out! - 23 Mar, 2015 

2014 has been a successful year at AFAC, a year of expansion and consolidation. Our grant-making activity continues to gain wider reach and, in our 8th year of activity, we have vamped up our visibility on a regional and an... »

Hivos and AFAC to Support Creative Minds in the Arab Region - 09 Mar, 2015 

Freedom of expression is a fundamental core value that is shared by both Hivos and the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture. In today’s context where courageous artists throughout the Arab region risk their lives to exercise their rights to... »

Second ADPP Workshop & Launch of Second ADPP Call  - 19 Feb, 2015 

Second ADPP workshop comes to successful close


The Arab Documentary Photography Programme (ADPP) held its second and final workshop in Beirut between February 14th and 17th, 2015. Nine documentary photographers from Lebanon, Palestine, Egypt, Yemen, Syria, Kuwait, Morocco and the UAE... »

The AFAC Masterclass on Creative Documentary in Riyadh - 17 Feb, 2015 

Dear Filmmakers and  film community in Riyadh and the Kingdom,


Due to technical issues, we are very sorry to announce- for the second time- the postponement of AFAC's workshop on Creative Documentary which was set to take place in Riyadh on... »

AFAC Launches the 2015 Novel Writing Program Open Call - 15 Feb, 2015 

The first round of the AFAC Novel Writing Program, run in collaboration with Muhtaraf Najwa Barakat, is coming to its closure, culminating in the publication of eight novels by the participating writers. Parallel to celebrating the successful end of the... »

Interview with Dr.Ferial Ghazoul - 10 Feb, 2015 

Ferial Ghazoul is an Iraqi writer, researcher and translator who lives in Cairo. She was the chair and a professor of English and comparative literature at the American University in Cairo. In 1995, she teamed up with AUC writing instructor... »

AFAC participates in the 8th Informal Donors' meeting in Amman  - 05 Feb, 2015 

AFAC participated in the 8th Informal Donors Meeting for Arts and Culture in the Arab Region held in Amman, Jordan earlier this week (February, 2-4). The panels focused on Social Change, Arts and Economic Development, Arab Philanthropists, Working with Governments... »

Launch of the second cycle of the Arab Documentary Photography Program (ADPP) - 01 Feb, 2015 

The Arab Fund for Art and Culture (AFAC) and the Prince Claus Fund (PCF) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in partnership with the Magnum Foundation (MF) in New York, USA, are delighted to announce the second cycle of the Arab Documentary... »

AFAC Launches ADP 2015 Call for Applications - 01 Feb, 2015 

AFAC launches the third cycle of the AFAC Documentary Program (ADP) with the support of Ford Foundation’s JustFilms program. Call for applications is open from February 1st to May 1st, 2015.


ADP is a special program that funds and supports creative... »

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