We are so excited to partner up with UC Santa Barbara to show six outstanding short films, followed by a discussion with our Executive Director, Serge Bakalian, and Artistic Director, Deana A. Nassar, moderated by Professor Mona Damluji of the UCSB Department of Film and Media Studies. If you are in Southern California, join us […]
Please join the ARAB FILM FESTIVAL, BERKELEY CITY COLLEGE (BCC) and the YALLA ARABI, as we present the final edition of the the ARAB FILM SERIES this year. Catch two of the award winners from the 20th Arab Film Festival. The Bride of the Nile (Egypt), directed by Edouard Mills-Affif BEST DOCUMENTARY at AFF2016 A […]
Our FREE monthly screenings in Berkeley are back! Join us to watch the Best Shorts from this year’s 20th Arab Film Festival, which just closed a few days ago. There is NO CHARGE to attend. Doors open at 6pm. Film starts promptly at 6:30pm. Please attend, participate and spread the word!
This Wednesday, May 17th, AFF will be hosting a free screening of six exceptional short films at the University of California Santa Barbara. This 90-minute program showcases the emergent voices and diverse approaches in cinematic storytelling by contemporary Arab filmmakers and artists. Following the screening, there will be a Q&A with Executive Director Serge Bakalian […]CONTINUE READING →
With the 70th Festival de Cannes just around the corner, we decided to take a look at what this year’s festival has to offer in terms of Arab films. Though there continues to be only a few Arab films in the official selection, Arab talent is abundant in other areas of the festival. We have […]CONTINUE READING →
It’s April and that means it’s National Arab-American Heritage Month! National Arab American Heritage Month, also known as NAAHM, is a month long celebration of Arab life, culture and history in America. Spearheaded by the publication Arab American, events as well as education initiatives have been taking place all over the country. Here at AFF, it […]CONTINUE READING →