Raed Rafei

Interview with Director Raed Rafei

Recently one of our programmers, Alexander Farrow, sat down with Lebanese filmmaker and multimedia journalist, Raed Rafei. With a media practice that spans the registers of journalism and documentary to more experimental forms of storytelling and non-narrativity, Rafei’s film work is politically kaleidoscopic inasmuch as it is interwoven with personal renderings of identity. Having worked […]

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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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10 Queer Arab Films to Watch During Pride Month

Editor’s note: if you are in San Francisco, don’t miss our Pride screening at the newly renovated San Francisco LGBT Center on June 22nd! Get your tickets here. It’s June, which means it’s LGBT Pride Month! This is a time to celebrate people of all sexual orientations and genders. Here at AFF, we are of course celebrating […]

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