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Three AFAC-supported Documentaries Awarded at the Carthage Film Festival 2018 - 15 Nov, 2018 

The 29th edition of “Journées Cinématographiques de Carthage” (Carthage Film Festival) closed in Tunis on November 11th with three AFAC-supported documentary films walking away with the three Tanit awards.


Mohamed Siam’s “Amal” (Egypt) picked up the Golden Tanit, while Amal... »

Ahmad Shalabi launches his new poetry book “The Grand Nights” - 14 Nov, 2018 

The Egyptian poet Ahmad Shalabi will launch his latest book “The Grand Nights” at the Al-Sharq Neighborhood Library Theater in Port Said, Egypt on Saturday the 17th of November, 2018 at 8:00 PM. “The Grand Nights” received the AFAC Creative... »

Six AFAC-supported Documentaries Play IDFA 2018 - 31 Oct, 2018 

The 31st edition of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) 2018 will witness a marked Arab presence, with 13 Arab films participating across sections, out of which six films supported by AFAC. IDFA 2018 will take place from November... »

Arab Cinema Shines at the 40th CineMed Montpellier - 31 Oct, 2018 

Four AFAC-supported films stood in the spotlight at the 40th CINEMED - International Mediterranean Film Festival of Montpellier which took place from October 19 to 27, 2018 in Montpellier, France.


The prize for best documentary film, the Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole Ulysses... »

Three AFAC-supported films awarded at El Gouna Film Festival 2018 - 05 Oct, 2018 

Out of the ten AFAC-supported films selected for the different competitions at El Gouna Film Festival 2018, three received top awards during the closing ceremony which took place last weekend.


“Of Fathers and Sons”, directed by Talal Derki (Syria), picked up... »

AFAC Grantee Tamara Stepanyan Shines at the Lebanese Film Festival - 26 Sep, 2018 

The AFAC-supported documentary “Those from the Shore” by Tamara Stepanyan won the Best Documentary Film Award at the Lebanese Film Festival - LFF 2018 (17-21 September).


“Those from the Shore” reveals the state of limbo in which Armenian asylum... »

TAKHALLI tour exhibition launching in Beirut - 24 Sep, 2018 

The AFAC-supported tour exhibition TAKHALLI by artist Mohamad Khayata will be open to the public on Tuesday the 25th of September in Beirut with 15 mixed media installations distributed across galleries, shops, gardens, houses and artists’ studios around Beirut, addressing the topics... »

Ahmed El Attar Conferred with French Distinction Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters - 20 Sep, 2018 

Egyptian independent theater and playwright – as well as AFAC juror and grantee - Ahmed El Attar has been named Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres) by the Ministry of... »

Ten AFAC-supported films in El Gouna - 18 Sep, 2018 

The 2nd edition of El Gouna Film Festival (GFF) will be held from the 20th to the 28th of September 2018, in El Gouna, Egypt. The festival’s program is featuring 67 films from around the world in the different sections of... »

Two AFAC-supported Films Awarded at Venice Film Festival - 13 Sep, 2018 

Arab cinema was in the spotlight during the Venice Film Festival, Critics’ Week and Venice Days this past week.


“The Day I Lost My Shadow”, the debut feature film supported by AFAC and directed by Soudade Kaadan (Syria), received the Lion... »

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