Over 20 years ago, we started the Arab Film Festival to challenge hurtful media stereotypes and provide talented Arab filmmakers with a
About Aurora MeneghelloAurora Meneghello joined the Arab Film Festival in 2016 to expand the reach and impact of the organization and to help it evolve into the Arab Film and Media Institute. Aurora focuses on amplifying the message of social impact and non profit organizations, especially those in the education and arts fields, through her consulting firm, Interconnected Strategy. Her work is anchored in the values of empathy, interconnection, and authenticity.
Recently one of our programmers, Alexander Farrow, sat down with Lebanese filmmaker and multimedia journalist, Raed Rafei. With a media practice that
1) Full House at the Castro! If you haven't been to the Arab Film Festival's Opening Night in San Francisco, you don't