Interview with Liliana Marinho de Sousa – Director of “The Art of Moving”

The Art of Moving is playing at #AFF2017 at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco on October 15 at 5:50 pm. Get your tickets here! The Art of Moving follows the members of Daya Al-Taesh, a Syrian comedic video-activist group. Due to threats by ISIS, they must leave their beloved homeland for Turkey where they plan […]

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Interview with Hala Alsalman – Maybe This Was a Bad Idea

Hala Alsalman is an Iraqi-Canadian filmmaker based in Los Angeles. She is an Arab Film Festival alumnus with two films, PHATWA which she directed and “Al Khateeb” which she wrote, both featured in previous years. She is currently working on creating a web series called Maybe This Was a Bad Idea. This series stars a […]

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Interview with Egyptian Filmmaker Yousry Nasrallah

Yousry Nasrallah is a world-renowned director and writer from Egypt. His films have earned him recognition and awards at major film festivals such as at Cannes, Venice and TIFF. This year Nasrallah is taking on a different festival role as the President of The Filmmakers of the Present Jury at the Locarno International Film Festival […]

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