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Professional Support for Culture is a Must - 05 Dec, 2012 


Read abou AFAC's music grantee Maias Alyamani and his collaboration experience with maestro Gidon Kremer and the Kremerata Chamber Orchestra at the Esterhazy Festival.


To read the full story, click here

Sahar Mandour’s Book Signing of “Mina”  - 04 Dec, 2012 

AFAC literature grantee Sahar Mandour will be releasing her new novel “Mina” with a book-signing event on the 7th of December, 2012 to take place at the 56th Beirut International Book Fair. The novel tells the story of a talented... »

Nine AFAC-Funded Films Selected for the Dubai International Film Festival - 03 Dec, 2012 

Nine films supported by the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) will screen at the 9th Dubai International Film Festival this December, including some world premieres. The selection includes six documentaries, two feature-length fictions and one short fiction, all... »

Two AFAC grantees awarded at DTFF 2012 - 29 Nov, 2012 

ADFP grantees Joana Hadjithomas’ and  Khalil Joreige’s film “The Lebanese Rocket Society” won Best Feature Documentary Award at the  Doha Tribeca Film Festival which concluded on November 24th in Qatar. Receiving a special mention at the same event was “Fidai”... »

Salah Saouli in Art-Lab Berlin - 28 Nov, 2012 

AFAC Visual Arts Grantee Salah Saouli will be exhibiting at the “Art-Lab Berlin” along with 4 other invited artists from the Arab region. Saouli’s mixed media works will include his “Icons” series produced in 1994.


The exhibition, called “Alien... »

“Another Light” exhibited in Casablanca - 28 Nov, 2012 

Mohamed Harb’s new exhibition “Another Light” is currently exhibited at the Mine D’art Art Gallery in Casablanca Morocco until November 30th.


The project was funded by AFAC and is a creative documentation of Gaza exploring three visual media. The... »

Art for the Neighborhood - 27 Nov, 2012 

Aurelien Zouki of Collectif Kahraba lights up his neighborhood with a free-for-all street fest. To read his story, click here

Akram Zaatari representing Lebanon at Venice Biennale 2013 - 23 Nov, 2012 

Internationally acclaimed artist and AFAC’s grantee Akram Zaatari was announced as the artist representing Lebanon at the 55th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, 2013.


Zaatari will be showing on newly commissioned and site-specific installation to be on view at the official... »

A Film School in Baghdad - 21 Nov, 2012 

Read about AFAC's Cinema grantee Maysoon Pachachi and  the story of the survival of her project “The Independent Film & Television College in Baghdad.”


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AFAC grantees at MoMA - 21 Nov, 2012 

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMa) in New York is hosting the film series “Mapping Subjectivity: Experimentation in Arab Cinema from the 1960s to Now” which screens rarely exhibited works of master and emerging filmmakers from the Arab world.


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