Shorts Programs at Arab Film Festival 2017

Lovers of the short form, rejoice! We are excited to share that at this year’s Arab Film Festival will be hosting five short films programs. Check out the full lineup below! Documentary Shorts This program features a diverse assembly of documentary films that include a diverse series of spotlights, from traditional Moroccan Sufi-inspired rock music […]

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#AFF2016 Featured Films – Stories of Women and Marriage

Marriage is a complicated institution. On the one hand, you have a celebration of love, a union of two people and a beautiful, often extravagant, ceremony. On the other hand, marriage is also¬†an institution that has long been used as a way to oppress women. Even today, women find themselves forced into marriages that they […]

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Featured Doc: The Tainted Veil

To cover or not to cover? That is the question that many Muslim women have asked themselves for centuries. Only now, everyone in the world seems to also have an¬†opinion on the matter. The veil, in this context, largely refers to the simple scarf head-covering known as the hijab, but can also refer to other […]

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