Join the Arab Film Festival and the Arab Resource & Organizing Center for an evening of film and poetry dedicated to Gaza.
Arab Shorts is a multifaceted program that includes narrative, documentary, experimental and animated short films. It focuses on current works that mirror the diversity of the Arab world by bringing the best short films to our American audiences.
The series debuts on Wednesday, April 9 with the “Iraqi 35mm Workshop” showcase, which will premiere the work of young filmmakers such as Ahmed Yassin’s Children of God, Luay Fadhil’s Lipstick, Meedo Ali’s Children of War, Mohamad Hayal’s Happy Birthday and Yahya Al-Allaq’s War Canister.
As the American public slowly wakes up to the nightmarish realities of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, it becomes increasingly apparent that an honest conversation on the perversities of war is necessary. Despite being a work of fiction, Jessica Habie’s latest film does just that. Inspired by the real life of Palestinian artist Hani Zurob, Mars at […]CONTINUE READING →
More details with venues and cities to come, but for now, mark your calenders for October 10 – 23 San Francisco Bay Area November 7 – 12 Los Angeles November 20 – 22 San DiegoCONTINUE READING →
The Arab Film Festival is now accepting submissions for the 18th Annual Arab Film Festival to be held in the San Francisco Bay Area in October 2014. AFF annually showcases works by independent filmmakers that provide insightful and innovative perspectives on Arab people, culture, art, history and politics.CONTINUE READING →