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Four AFAC-supported Films to feature at TIFF 2022

The 2022 edition of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) will open in September featuring four films supported by AFAC in its line-up, three...
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‘Hanging Gardens’ and ‘The Last Queen’ Sail to Venice

The 79th edition of the Venice International Film Festival will open at the end of the month with two AFAC-supported films featuring in its line-up. The...
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The Films Supported by the AFAC Documentary Program 2022

Nineteen documentary films, showcasing artful storytelling across a broad spectrum of themes, were selected for support via the AFAC Documentary Program...
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Job Vacancy: Communication Specialist

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture - AFAC is looking for an energetic and talented Communication Specialist to join the communications team. You have...
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‘Fragments from Heaven’ and ‘L’Ombre des papillons’ to show at Locarno75

Two AFAC-supported films will be shown at the Locarno Film Festival in the coming days when the Swiss movie forum opens for its 75th edition. Both films...
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Introducing AFAC’s 2022 Visual Arts Grantees

AFAC is pleased to announce the selection of 18 projects to be supported through this year’s Visual Arts grant program. The projects were selected from...
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AFAC’s 2022 Creative and Critical Writings grantees announced

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC is pleased to announce the 27 projects that have been selected by the 2022 jury committee to receive support...
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On revival, borders and multi-sensory experiences: Announcement of Performing Arts 2022 grantees

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC is pleased to announce the 21 projects that have been selected by the jury committee to receive support through...
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Midane

AFAC’s 15th anniversary is a timely occasion. One could say it coincides with the maturing of emerging music scenes in the Arab world, but that would...
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Arab Documentary Photography Program 2022 Photographers Announced

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC, the Prince Claus Fund, and the Magnum Foundation are happy to announce the 12 photographers selected to be...
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The Quest for Belonging - An Encounter with Rehab Eldalil

Your personal, long-term visual storytelling project, “The Path of the Stranger Whose Path Has Been Broken”, won the National Geographic Society’s...
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AFAC-supported Films at Gabès Cinema Fen

Eight AFAC-supported films will be screened at the 4th edition of the Gabès Cinema Fen festival, running from May 6 to 12, 2022 in the south-east Tunisian...
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Five AFAC-supported Films at Cannes 2022

Five AFAC-supported films will compete in different sections of the Cannes International Film Festival, which will be celebrating its 75th edition in...
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AFAC’s Second Call for Applications 2022 is Now Open

The application process for Cinema, Music and Training and Regional Events is now open. Applications will be accepted over a period of two months between...
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"That I work for them, not with them"
Essay by Mohamed Soueid

Starting today, and throughout the month of May, 15 AFAC-supported films selected by Mohammad Soueid will be on show on the Aflamuna streaming platform....
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15 Films for 15 Years

Starting today, and throughout the month of May, 15 AFAC-supported films selected by Mohamed Soueid will be on show on the Aflamuna streaming platform....
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Arts and Culture Entrepreneurship Program Announces Fourth Cycle Grantee Entities

Seven cultural institutions hailing from Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Libya, Palestine and Syria have been selected to be part of the 4th cycle of the Arts...
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Five Arab women filmmakers receive grant through Netflix’s Fund for Creative Equity in partnership with AFAC

Netflix in partnership with the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture - AFAC, has announced five Arab women filmmakers and producers who will receive a one-time...
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Six AFAC-supported Films at Cinéma du Réel

Six films supported by AFAC will participate in the 44th International Documentary Film Festival Cinéma du Réel, taking place in various locations across...
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An Encounter with Mayye Zayed: “Lift Like a Girl”

1- Your debut feature documentary film “Lift Like a Girl” is about the dreams we pursue at whatever cost, regardless of the milieu in which we were...
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