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Welcome to Arabian Sights - Save the Date!

The 19th Annual Arabian Sights Film Festival returns November 1 – November 9 with the best in contemporary cinema from all over the Arab world. Arabian Sights will present two jammed packed weekends of the newest and most captivating films of the year.

Film screenings will take place at the Goethe-Institut. Tickets will be available for purchase at the theater during the festival and conveniently available for presale.

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Submit your Film for this year's Arabian Sights

Deadline: August 1, 2014

To submit a film, simply fill out the entry form and send it in along with a DVD. Applications by e-mail will not be accepted.

Download the entry form.

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And The 2013 Award Goes To...

Jews of Egypt, directed by Amir Ramses (Egypt). This fascinating documentary brilliantly blends interviews and archival footage to recall times of tolerance and inclusiveness when the identity of Egyptian Jews was unquestioned by their Arab compatriots and they were viewed as partners in nation building. Jews of Egypt captures fragments of the lives of members of the Jewish community from the first half of the 20th Century until their departure from Egypt in the 1950s.