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!
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 →
Though there are many Arab films about children and childhood, there are not a lot of Arab films that are actually for children. So we rounded up a few of our favorites and then reached out to our followers on social media to see what suggestions they had. Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet by Roger Aller […]CONTINUE READING →
Ready to show your film to the world? We are now accepting submissions to the 21st edition of the Arab Film Festival! The festival will take place in October 2017. AFF annually showcases works by independent filmmakers that provide insight into the beauty, complexity and diversity of the Arab world alongside realistic perspectives on Arab culture, art, […]CONTINUE READING →