The 2022 Arab Women in the Arts edition included short and feature films, poetry readings, musical performances alongside a virtual gallery featuring paintings, photographs, fiber art and illustrations. The program also included talkbacks and discussions with the artists about their work and their personal stories of empowerment. This showcase ran May 26-30th, 2022, highlighting the work of the late Lebanese filmmaker Randal Chahal Sabbag.
The 2022 edition of Arab Women in the Arts was brought to you in partnership with The Future is Female, RAWI, and Doha Film Institute. And it was sponsored in part by The Mahmoud S Taman Foundation.
The 2021 Arab Women in the Arts edition (our inaugural program) was titled 6 Days | 6 Nights – Revolutionary Arab Women in the Arts Past Present Future.
It included The Hour of Liberation Has Arrived (1974) by Heiny Srour and a conversation with the legendary filmmaker, a Poetry Reading, and more film screenings.