#AFF2017 presents: Migration, Displacement, Hope: Refugee Stories

OCTOBER 18th at the New Parkway in Oakland and on October 26th in Pasadema! Tickets here. Far from a one-size-fits-all marking of “experience” so often depicted on Western media outlets when it comes to the plight of the refugee, this program of 5 powerful short documentaries spotlights the multitude of hues that should be considered […]

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LGBTQIA films at the Arab Film Festival

#AFF2017: LGBTQIA Arab Films

Check out the full #AFF2017 schedule and buy tickets here! This year at the 21st Arab Film Festival we are excited to showcase films that tackle a variety of LGBTQIA stories. FEATURE FILMS Here I Am….Here You Are – Raed Rafei / Italy, Lebanon / 2016 The second feature by multimedia journalist Raed Rafei, Here I Am… Here […]

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AFF2017 Opening Night - Solitaire - MAHBAS

MAHBAS – Solitaire to Open the 21st Arab Film Festival

We are excited to announce that Sophie Boutros’s MAHBAS – Solitaire will launch 10 days of films at the 21st edition of the Arab Film Festival in San Francisco (October 13-22). The 21st annual Arab Film Festival will kick off on October 13 at the Castro Theatre with Director Sophie Boutros’s MAHBAS – Solitaire. The […]

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