2015 Arab Film Festival Australia


The Arab Film Festival Australia (AFFA) is on again this August. Its a 4 day festival jam packed with the latest in contemporary Arab cinema plus a party to kick it off. Lovers of cinema are invited to see the films that Arab filmmakers are sharing about their realities, their lovers, their passion and their pain. These films amplify the voices of those silenced and bring to light the struggles and challenges of people often not seen on our main screens. The program presents inspiring Arab stories from Lebanon, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Palestine and the United Arab Emirates.

PLUS – SAVE BY PURCHASING A MARATHON PACKAGE*
Packages include tickets to the 5 Arab Film Festival films, including Cairo Time, From A to B, In the Sands of Babylon, Speed Sisters and Theeb. Adult save $15, Concession save $10.
BOOK YOUR MARATHON PACKAGE HERE

For more information visit arabfilmfestival.com.au

*Marathon Package excludes Opening Night, Ghadi.generalbanner

  • Ghadi

    13 Aug 2015
    Riverside Theatre
    Join us for opening night of 2015 Arab Film Festival for this award-winning film, sweets and a party!
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  • From A to B

    14 Aug 2015
    Lennox Theatre
    3 estranged friends travel to Beirut in memory of a lost friend. What happens en route might bring them closer...
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  • Speed Sisters

    15 Aug 2015
    Lennox Theatre
    All-female, Palestinian automobile racing team that compete on the West Bank's professional car racing circuit.
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  • Cairo Time

    15 Aug 2015
    Lennox Theatre
    Featuring pitch-perfect performances by Egyptian cinema’s legends, 6 characters are bought together by destiny.
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  • In the Sands of Babylon

    16 Aug 2015
    Lennox Theatre
    An Iraqi soldier, escapes Kuwait as the Iraqi Army retreats. He faces a perilous journey home...
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  • Theeb

    16 Aug 2015
    Lennox Theatre
    A bedouin story of brotherhood and betrayal, set in Wadi Rum 1916.
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