2016 Year in Review: Arabs in Film and Media

2016 has been a memorable year, mostly for the wrong reasons. This past year, we lost a number of beloved artists and celebrities, seen the rise of the most unlikely and unqualified presidential candidate in American history, followed by a wave of hatred and intolerance, and watched war and other senseless violence rip apart communities […]

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Movie Pigs: Cinema Speaks Arabic

If you’ve attended the Arab Film Festival in the past two years, you’ve probably noticed some cute little pigs watching a big screen. They’re pretty hard to miss. Well those little piggies are the mascots of MoviePigs, a innovative new platform for streaming movies online that is dedicated completely to Arabic independent films. MoviePigs was […]

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Transform the World through Arab Film

A few days ago, we sent out a message to all our subscribers. If you are not in our mailing list, we want you to know we stand with you. Here’s the full statement from Serge Bakalian, our Executive Director. Dear AFF Community, Last week’s US election results devastated and disheartened many of us, and […]

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