Welcome to the Arab Film and Media Institute (AFMI)

The Arab Film and Media Institute (AFMI) is the first organization of its kind outside the Arab world, a unique ecosystem to find, nurture and develop Arab film and media projects.

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The Life & Career of Annemarie Jacir

Every year for our annual Arab Women in the Arts showcase, we choose one talented filmmaker as our highlighted artist whose work we discuss, celebrate and showcase as our opening night event. This year's artist is the incredibly talented Palestinian filmmaker Annemarie Jacir. Her debut feature film, Salt of this Sea, will be opening this year's showcase in New York City on April 6 at Nitehawk Cinema - Williamsburg. It will also be shown in

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