Save the dates!
The 24th Annual Arabian Sights Film Festival Returns
October 18 - 27, 2019

Submit Your Film

Submissions to Arabian Sights 2019 are officially open! Please submit your feature length or short film via FilmFreeway to be considered for selection. The final deadline for submissions is August 7.


The 2018 Award Winners Are

Arabian Sights Audience Award

Wajd - Songs of Separation (Canada)
directed by Amar Chebib

"I am delighted and honoured to have Wajd - Songs of Separation receive the Audience Award at this year's Arabian Sights Film Festival. It was a great experience attending the very well-run festival and I look forward to submitting my future work for consideration."
- Amar Chebib

Arabian Sights Jury Award

Heaven Without People (Lebanon)
directed by Lucien Bourjeily

"Honored that Heaven Without People received the Jury Prize of Filmfest DC's Arabians Sights festival. It is heartwarming to have encountered engaged and insightful reactions from audiences when it was screened in DC and the jury award came as a major encouragement to me and the whole team to persevere in this path and come back very soon to DC with yet another feature film hopefully."
- Lucien Bourjeily


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