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16 Aug 2021 | 05:00 pm

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16 Aug 2021 | 05:00 pm

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02 Aug 2021 | 05:00 pm

Music

02 Aug 2021 | 05:00 pm

latest news

“The Disqualified” Scoops Best Feature Film Award at Gabès Cinema Fen Festival

Tunisian director Hamza Ouni’s “El Medestansi (The Disqualified)” picked up the Award for Best Feature Film at the 3rd Gabès Cinema Fen Festival...
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AFAC-Netflix Hardship Fund: Applications Deadline Extended to July 15

In a further gesture of support and understanding under the present difficult times, #AFAC and @Netflix have announced the extension of the deadline for...
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“The River” Takes the Road to Locarno 2021

The 74th edition of the Locarno International Film Festival (August 4 to 14, 2021) has unveiled its line-up for an in-person event in the Swiss city of...
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Four AFAC-supported Films Play Cannes 2021

Four AFAC-supported films, hailing from Somalia, Syria, Lebanon and Iraq, will be participating in the 73rd edition of the Cannes Film Festival (July...
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AFAC and Netflix Expand Hardship Fund Towards Arab Region

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture - AFAC and Netflix have announced a new Hardship Fund to support those operating in the region’s film and TV community,...
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AFAC and ACSS Launch 4th Cycle of Research on the Arts Program

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC and the Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) are pleased to announce the launch of the fourth cycle...
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Training and Regional Events 2021 Call Opens Following Exceptional Halt in 2020

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC has opened the call for submissions to its Training and Regional Events grant program for 2021, following...
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Cinema and Music 2021 Calls Now Open

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC has opened the call for applications for its 2021 Cinema and Music grants programs. Applications will be accepted...
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Lebanon Solidarity Fund Grants Support to 43 Institutions and Spaces

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC and Culture Resource (Al-Mawred Al-Thaqafy) are pleased to announce the selection of 43 cultural institutions...
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Two AFAC-supported Films Premiere at Visions du Réel 2021

The Visions du Réel Film Festival runs its 52nd – digital – edition from April 15 to 25, 2021, with two AFAC-supported films holding their premiere...
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AFAC Documentary Program Call is Now Open

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC has opened the call for applications to its documentary film grant program, the AFAC Documentary Program....
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Performing Arts Open Call 2021

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC has launched the call for applications to the Performing Arts grants program, from March 1 to May 14, 2021....
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Research on the Arts Program Concludes its Workshop Virtually

The third cohort of eleven grantees of the Research on the Arts Program (RAP) – a joint program by the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) and the...
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AFAC Seeks a Beirut-based Deputy Director

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC is seeking a full-time, Beirut-based Deputy Director to assist and partner with the Executive Director to...
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AFAC’s Call for the First 2021 Grants Cycle Opens February 15

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC has launched the open call for applications for the Visual Arts, Creative and Critical Writings, and the Arab...
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Four AFAC-supported Films at the Berlinale 2021

The 71st Berlin International Film Festival – Berlinale will run in a new festival format, with an Industry Event taking place from March 1 to 5, 2021,...
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MENA Prison Forum | AFAC Interviews Monika Borgmann and Lokman Slim

MENA Prison Forum is a space for dialogue, both physical and virtual, in "prison matters" in the East and West, as well as a meeting point for experiences,...
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AFAC Announces Recipients of 2020 Cinema Grants

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC has announced the 17 fictional film projects that received Cinema grants in end-2020. Out of these 17 selected...
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New Bilingual ADPP Website Launched with Poignant Photo Stories

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC, the Prince Claus Fund and Magnum Foundation have the great pleasure to announce the release of the Arab Documentary...
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AFAC and ACSS Announce Eleven Research on the Arts Grants

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC and the Arab Council for the Social Sciences – ACSS are pleased to announce the selection of eleven research...
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