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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Arab Film Festival 2017 in Numbers!

With less than a month until AFF 2017 and our film selections finally locked, here’s some insight into what’s in store for this year’s festival. We’re too excited to bite our tongues! Below is a breakdown of the stats of this year’s Arab Film Festival lineup: We will be showing a total of 50 films, 21 features […]

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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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