And it’s a Wrap! The Ten Best Moments from Arab Film Festival 2016

October 2016 was a whirlwind. In the past 20 years, the Arab Film Festival has grown steadily across California, and this year it outdid all expectations. I couldn’t possibly describe all the excitement and wonderful times we shared with long time fans, filmmakers, and Arab cinema newbies. Here’s the top 10 🙂 1) #LaunchAFMI The most […]

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#AFF2106 Featured Docs – Taking on Female Sexuality and Harassment

Women’s sexuality and the sexual harassment of women are two hot topics of discussion internationally, and the Arab world is no exception. In Egypt specifically, about 95% of women report being sexually harassed on the street. That’s an enormous amount. Women are hypersexualized and their value is often based largely on their sexuality and their […]

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Jordan’s Entry to the 2017 Oscars: 3000 NIGHTS

3000 Nights will be shown tonight, October 10th, at UC Berkeley for FREE! A second screening will take place on October 28th in San Diego at the Museum of Photographic Arts. Tickets can be purchased here. 3000 Nights tells the story of Layal, a young Palestinian school teach who is falsely accused of being an accomplice to […]

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