Category: film

The Interminable Palestinian Uprising by Barbara Nimri Aziz

Jan 5/18 by Barbara Nimri Aziz “Naila and the Uprising” is a new film about Palestine—an old story with a new edition. An almost exclusively women’s production “Naila” effectively employs evocative animation alongside compelling personal testimonials of Palestinian resistance 30 years ago. The “Great March of Return” which the world just experienced-- immobilized and shamed ...

​VANGUARD ARTISTS, ACTIVISTS CHANNEL ENERGY AT 2018 CONCERT OF COLORS

Music, spoken word, film, theater + community forum reflect the voices of generations Don Was All-Star Revue rocks again; new folk stage debuts Dearborn, Mich. (May 30, 2018) – Firebrands, fomenters, change agents and creative provocateurs – veteran and newcomer – dominate the lineup for the 26th Concert of Colors presented by the Arab American ...

13th annual Arab Film Fest @ AANM

The Arab American National Museum (AANM) cordially invites you to the 13th annual Arab Film Festival (AFF), which takes place June 1st through June 10th. AFF strives to bring the best of the best films from around the Arab World and Arab American community to the doorstep of metro Detroit, with many films having their ...

2018 ARAB FILM FESTIVAL BRINGS U.S., MICHIGAN PREMIERES OF ARAB WORLD FILMS

Director talkbacks, workshops and special events amplify marginalized voices Dearborn, Mich. (May 7, 2018) – The Arab Film Festival (AFF) returns to Cinetopia Film Festival May 31 through June 10 with an expanded short films program, director talkbacks, special events and a robust lineup of award-winning feature films from the Arab World. Films will screen ...

Upcoming Screenings of Then They Came in Dearborn

https://vimeo.com/210002629 This award-winning film is about the internment of Japanese Americans during WW II, with free screenings in April in Dearborn and Ann Arbor. Please join us for Michigan Screenings of And Then They Came for Us Tuesday April 24, 2018 Dearborn Public Library 16301 Michigan Ave, Dearborn 7-9 pm Reserve your FREE tickets https://goo.gl/CYCg7r ...

Hadi Eldebek on Why Must Artists Be Poor? and Grantpa

https://www.ted.com/talks/hadi_eldebek_how_artists_contribute_to_the_economy_and_how_we_can_support_them?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare The arts bring meaning to our lives and spirit to our culture -- so why do we expect artists to struggle to make a living? Hadi Eldebek is working to create a society where artists are valued through an online platform that matches artists with grants and funding opportunities -- so they can focus ...

MONK OF MOKHA VISITS ARAB MUSEUM MARCH 7

  Yemeni coffee importer shares daring, miraculous journey Museum Store presents 1st Book + Print Festival April 6 April 12 book launch for Beydoun’s American Islamophobia Dearborn, Mich. (March 5, 2018) – In 2015, a California man named Mokhtar Alkhanshali made headlines when he undertook a journey to ancient farmlands in a country soon to ...

MUSEUM’S 13th ARAB FILM FESTIVAL AMPLIFIES MARGINALIZED VOICES

Festival receives Knight Arts Challenge grant Dearborn, Mich. (Feb. 20, 2018) – The Arab Film Festival (AFF)returns to metro Detroit May 31 to June 10, 2018 as part of the regional Cinetopia Film Festival. Now in its 13th year, AFF will present films from the Arab World and Arab America in the genres of drama, ...