Arab Films at Cannes 2016

This year’s Cannes Film Festival  is set to showcase a variety of Arab films from all over the Middle East. There is one Arab film in the Cannes Official Selection, Eshtebak (Clash) by Egyptian director Mohamed Diab, set to be the opening film for the festival’s “Un Certain Regard”. This movie is a highly anticipated political […]

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Arab Films at Tribeca 2016

Are you in New York? You might bump into our Executive Director Serge Bakalian, and our Artistic Director Deana Nassar, as they look for new talent and enjoy new Arab films at Tribeca. Tribeca 2016 is showing a few interesting movies from and/or about the Arab world. From As I Open My Eyes, which the Arab Film […]

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Interview with the Filmmaker: Jessica Habie of “Mars at Sunrise”

AFF is proud to present the Bay Area premiere of Mars at Sunrise on April 29th, as part of our Arab Film Series, in collaboration with Yalla Arabi: SF/East Bay Arabic Language Meetup and Berkeley City College. This event if FREE to attend, but please RSVP as space is limited. Jessica Habie is a director, a graduate of NYU […]

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Two Free Screenings in Berkeley!

Thank you all for coming to Love, Theft, and Other Entanglements last month! It was a big success, with over 200 movie lovers who showed up to support Arab Cinema. And if you missed it, here’s your chance to make up for it. We are excited to announce the next two screenings of the ARAB FILM SERIES, in collaboration […]

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Interview With The Filmmaker: Amber Fares of “Speed Sisters”

AFF is proud to present the Bay Area premiere of Speed Sisters on April 1st, as part of our Arab Film Series, in collaboration with Yalla Arabi: SF/East Bay Arabic Language Meetup and Berkeley City College. This event if FREE to attend, but please RSVP as space is limited. The Speed Sisters are the first all-women race car driving […]

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Submit Your Film for #AFF2016

Yep, you read that right, we are now accepting submissions to this year’s Arab Film Festival! Not only we are planning an awesome event, this is THE year to participate as #AFFturns20 This year’s Arab Film Festival will take place in San Francisco from October 7th to the 16th and in Los Angeles from October […]

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A new global partnership: AFF joins the Arab Cinema Center at the Berlinale

The Arab Cinema Center (ACC) has revealed its list of partners and sponsors during Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) (11-21 February), the festival that witnessed the Center’s launch back in 2015. As part of a new strategy targeting more than 20 international festivals and film markets, the ACC opened the year with a strong participation […]

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#AFF2015 Award Winners!

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#AFF2015 Opening Night Wrap

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