Please join us for the opening of the 18th Annual Arab Film Festival with the San Francisco Premiere of “May in the Summer” MAY IN THE SUMMER Directed by Cherien Dabis SF Premiere Opening Ceremony and Film at 7:30pm MAY IN THE SUMMER follows sophisticated New Yorker May Brennan to her childhood home of Amman, […]
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.
The Arab Film and TV Awards forms a collaborating partnership with the Arab Film Festival based in San Francisco. In a joint statement today it was announced that the first Arab Film and TV Awards has formed a collaborating partnership with the Arab Film Festival, one of the most important Arab film festivals outside the […]CONTINUE READING →
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 →