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01 May 2020 | 11:59 pm

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Initiatives for Online Film Dissemination Spur from Worldwide Confinement

Social distancing in these current troubled times has spurred international film festivals and film production houses to turn towards the virtual realm...
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Eleven AFAC Grantees Nominated for World Press Photo Foundation Masterclass 2020

AFAC is very pleased to announce that 11 of its Arab Documentary Photography Program (ADPP) grantees were nominated among 196 photographers worldwide...
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Zawya Launches 4th Cairo Cinema Days

Zawya Cinema has announced the fourth edition of Cairo Cinema Days, to take place from March 4 to 30, 2020. Cairo Cinema Days is one of Zawya Cinema’s...
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AFAC Announces Recipients of NACP Regional Fund Grants

AFAC is pleased to announce the recipients of grants under the Regional Fund of the North Africa Cultural Program (NACP) funded by the Swiss Agency for...
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Arab Documentary Photography Program Call for Applications Is Now Open

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC has opened the call for applications for the seventh cycle of the Arab Documentary Photography Program (ADPP)...
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Rob Burnet on “Changing Society through Conversations | Stories from East Africa”

“Changing Society Through Conversations | Stories from East Africa” by Rob Burnet, CEO of Shujaaz Inc - a network of social ventures based in Nairobi...
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We’re Looking for an Intern

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture - AFAC is seeking to recruit an intern to assist with AFAC website data migration. This will provide an opportunity...
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ACE 2020’s 16 Cultural Managers Meet in Beirut

The 2020 cycle of the Arts and Culture Entrepreneurship (ACE) program opened last week with the launch of its first workshop in Beirut, bringing together...
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Five AFAC-supported Films Play Rotterdam 2020

The 49th edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) opened on January 22, 2020 with five participating AFAC-supported films listed among...
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Research on the Arts Program’s Workshop Concludes in Beirut

The Research on the Arts Program (RAP)- a joint program by the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) and the Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS)-...
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AFAC Announces Open Call for First Grants Cycle

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC will open the call for applications for its first cycle of grants programs on February 1, 2020. We will be...
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Announcing the 2019 Cinema Grants

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC has closed the year 2019 with the selection of 22 film projects for its Cinema Grants program. The call for...
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AFAC and ACSS Award Six Research Projects

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC and the Arab Council for the Social Sciences – ACSS are thrilled to announce the selection of six research...
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“Planning for Impact: Making the Case for Arts and Culture”

“Planning for Impact: Making the Case for Arts and Culture” by independent arts adviser and non-profit cultural consultant Moukhtar Kocache, is part...
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Stories Boldly Told: An Account of Courageous Cultural Works

In an increasingly critical Arab scene, where cultural production stands at the center of the battle for social change, the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture...
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Meet AFAC’s 2019 Training and Regional Events Grantees

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC is pleased to announce the selection of twenty-four projects from seven Arab countries as part of its 2019...
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AFAC Reveals the 2019 Music Grantees

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC is pleased to announce the twenty-one new grantees in the Music Grants Program for 2019. The call for applications...
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AFAC Announces 26 Arts and Culture Structures to Receive Long-term Support

Scroll Down for French text AFAC is excited to announce the grantees of the newly established North Africa Cultural Program – a pioneering longer-term...
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Eight AFAC-supported films at IDFA 2019 

The 32nd edition of the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam - IDFA kicked off on November 20 with a festive opening ceremony in Amsterdam's Royal...
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STATEMENT ON OPEN STRIKE IN THE CULTURAL SECTOR IN LEBANON

In solidarity with and participation in the popular uprisings taking place across Lebanon against the current systems of power, we the undersigned cultural...
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