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!
Please join us for the opening of the 20th Annual Arab Film Festival with the US Premiere of CLASH This year, the Arab Film Festival is going bigger and bolder than ever: we are honored to host the US premiere of Clash, the Egyptian entry to the 2017 Oscars. Tickets are on sale, and bound […]
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 →
Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog post written by Nathalie Khankan, lecturer at Dept. of Near Eastern Studies at UC Berkeley. During the month of March 2017, The Arab Film Festival in partnership with The Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) at UC Berkeley will screen a series of documentaries about Syria by Syrian […]CONTINUE READING →
Nasser Samara is an up-and-coming young Arab-Latino director. His first film, a short entitled Temporary, was part of the 2016 lineup at the Arab Film Festival and was also featured at the New York Film & TV Festival and the Los Angeles Film Festival Awards. Temporary is a highly relatable film that deals with themes such as identity, […]CONTINUE READING →