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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In Their Own Voice: Refugees Share Their Stories Online

Though there have always been refugees seeking asylum all over the world, recently those numbers have skyrocketed, leading to what has been called the “European Refugee Crisis”. In March of this year, the BBC estimated that more than a million migrants and refugees came to Europe in 2015 alone. This has put immense pressure on […]

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Learning About Arab Film and Cinema

Here at the Arab Film Festival, we pride ourselves on being a strong resource for learning about and experiencing Arab film and cinema. We collected some resources to help you continue to expand your knowledge and appreciation of Arab cinema. Hopefully all of this will leave you excited to watch some amazing Arab films with […]

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