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Rotterdam Arab Film Festival developed from the port city of Rotterdam into an annual International festival devoted for Middle Eastern & North African films and related activities.



From the 29th of May till the 2nd of June 2024

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Otto Reuchlinweg 996
3072 MD Rotterdam

Verhalenhuis Belvédère
Rechthuislaan 1
3072 LB Rotterdam

Raff 2023 Poster
Raff 2023 Program

Shorts – 2

On My Father’s Grave Best Short Film Award
Hamza: Chasing the Ghost Chasing Me Best Director Short Film Award
Trinou Special Jury Mention
VHS Tape Replaced Best Screenplay Award

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Under the Fig Trees

Special Mention Documentary Film Award RAFF 2023
Erige Sehiri | Tunisia, Switzerland & France | 2022 | 92 mins
Arabic spoken with English subtitles

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Rebel - Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah


Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah | Belgium, France & Luxembourg | 2022 | 135 mins
Arabic & French spoken with English subtitles

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