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Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim-Opening - 11 Oct

  • The Arab Film Festival will be opened with the film ‘Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim’ this year. Ingredients: two lingering souls and a goat.
  • Time: 19:45 - 22:30
  • Director: Sherif El Bendary
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Egypt

Domino Master-schoolvoorstelling met Q&A - 12 Oct

  • Children's program for group 7 & 8
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30
  • Director: Hakim Traidia
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Netherlands

Respect Festival for high schools - 12 Oct

  • High school students usually don’t get to know refugees that easily. Respect Festival changes this.
  • Time: 12:30 - 13:30

After - 12 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Kaleidoscope
  • Hani returns to Lebanon, to find his former home town changed into a city of lost souls.
  • Time: 16:00 - 16:35
  • Director: Wissam Charaf
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: France

Face the Music - 12 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Kaleidoscope
  • Yousef doesn't like to perform openly anymore after a terrible accident which leaves his face disfigured.
  • Time: 16:35 - 16:45
  • Director: Saeed Rashid
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: United Arab Emirates

Crack - 12 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Kaleidoscope
  • To enrich a character in the play she is writing, May enters a mental institution with the help of Radwan
  • Time: 16:45 - 17:00
  • Director: Mu'taz Salloum
  • Year: 2017
  • Country: Lebanon

Wachma - 12 Oct 2017

  • The story of a rebellious young man
  • Time: 17:00 - 19:15
  • Director: Hamid Benadi
  • Year: 1971
  • Country: Germany

Behind the I…! - 12 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Kaleidoscope
  • Only poisonous fruits comes from bad seeds.
  • Time: 17:00 - 17:15
  • Director: Saad Bin Mohammed & Hisham Abdel Khalek
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: France/ Saudi Arabia

Hide Your Metal - 12 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Kaleidoscope
  • Documentary about heavy metal bands in Jordan
  • Time: 17:15 - 17:30
  • Director: Yasmine Mustafa
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Jordan

Jar Full of Fish - 12 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Kaleidoscope
  • How a small goldfish helps Youssef to find his place in Cairo.
  • Time: 17:30 - 17:45
  • Director: Joseph Adel
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Egypt

En Attendant les Hirondelles - 12 Oct 2017

  • Three stories plunge us into the human soul of a contemporary Arab society
  • Time: 18:30 - 21:00
  • Director: Karim Moussaoui
  • Year: 2017
  • Country: Algieria

Rue de la Victoire - 12 Oct

  • In his native Tunisia, and later in France with the Cirque Farouche, Mohamed struggles to achieve his dreams and be recognized for who he is.
  • Time: 19:00 - 20:45
  • Director: Frédérique Cournoyer Lessard
  • Year: 2017
  • Country: Canada

Burning Hope - 12 Oct

  • An unlikely friendship and the portrait of a fragile country haunted by so many ghosts.
  • Time: 21:15 - 23:15
  • Director: Lotfi Achour, Natacha de Pontcharra, Anissa Daoud
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Tunesia

Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim - 12 Oct

  • The Arab Film Festival will be opened with the film ‘Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim’ this year. Ingredients: two lingering souls and a goat
  • Time: 21:30 - 23:30
  • Director: Sherif El Bendary
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Egypt

My Paradise - 13 Oct

  • Based on the story of a few former classmates pictured in a photo taken 25 years ago, the emergence of the Syrian Revolution is recounted.
  • Time: 16:00 - 18:00
  • Director: Ekrem Heydo
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Syria

En Attendant les Hirondelles - 13 Oct

  • Three stories plunge us into the human soul of a contemporary Arab society
  • Time: 16:00 - 18:20
  • Director: Karim Moussaoui
  • Year: 2017
  • Country: Algeria

Little Eagles - 13 Oct

  • Mohamed leaves his father to become a filmmaker in Cairo, but in Cairo he finds more of his father, when he discovers parts of his history.
  • Time: 18:15 - 20:30
  • Director: Mohamed Rashad
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Egypt/ Lebanon

Mawlana - 13 Oct 2017

  • His responses on TV reveal a witty and eloquent person against a backdrop of darkness, where power struggles rage.
  • Time: 18:30 - 21:00
  • Director: Magdy Ahmed Aly
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Egypt

Brooks, Meadows and Lovely Faces - 13 Oct

  • Man loves woman, who needs to marry another man who loves another woman. Will it work out for all of them?
  • Time: 20:45 - 23:15
  • Director: Yousry Nasrallah
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Egypt

Al Asleyeen - 13 Oct

  • Money problems and a suspicious phone will change his life forever.
  • Time: 21:15 - 23:00
  • Director: Marwan Hamed
  • Year: 2017
  • Country: Egypt

Al Sheikh Noel - 14 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Iraq & Syria
  • The film tells the story of a Muslim sheikh living with his grandson in recently liberated territories of isis in Iraq.
  • Time: 14:00 - 14:20
  • Director: Saad Al Essamys
  • Year: 2017
  • Country: Iraq

A Memory in Khaki - 14 Oct 2017

  • A Syrian account, which, by laying out the past, tells the story of the future
  • Time: 14:00 - 16:05
  • Director: Alfoz Tanjour
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Qatar

Cargo - 14 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Iraq & Syria
  • Fleeing the Syrian War, little Abed and his grandfather follow an uncertain pad to a new future.
  • Time: 14:20 - 14:40
  • Director: Karim Rahbani
  • Year: 2017
  • Country: Syria

From Hasakah with Love - 14 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Iraq & Syria
  • A girl lives alone in the city Hasakah, after her whole family has been murdered.
  • Time: 14:40 - 14:50
  • Director: Mohammad Farahani
  • Year: 2017
  • Country: Syria

Close your eyes..well - 14 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Iraq & Syria
  • Dreams for a better future from a kid living at a dumpster.
  • Time: 14:50 - 15:00
  • Director: Ali Al-Bayati
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Iraq

The Wall - 14 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Iraq & Syria
  • A story about Syrian refugee woman who strugggling for life in Turkey. 
  • Time: 15:00 - 15:05
  • Director: Koray Polat
  • Year: 2017
  • Country: Turkey/Syria

Abraham - 14 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Iraq & Syria
  • A Christian family tries to protect their daughter from ISIS.
  • Time: 15:05 - 15:15
  • Director: Ali Kareem Obaid
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Italy | Iraq | Germany | United Arab Emirates

Caravan - 14 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Iraq & Syria
  • A modern day caravan of people in a ordinary traffic jam
  • Time: 15:15 - 15:25
  • Director: Suzannah Mirghani
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Qatar

In White - 14 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Mosaic
  • Her dads funeral forces Lara to come back to Beirut and face all the traditions she tried to leave behind.
  • Time: 16:00 - 16:15
  • Director: Dania Bdeir
  • Year: 2017
  • Country: Beirut

Mahbas - 14 Oct 2017

  • During an overnight visit of her daughter’s suitor she so longs for she discovers that he is not the perfect son-in-law.
  • Time: 16:15 - 17:55
  • Director: Sophie Boutros
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Lebanon

Carried by the Wind - 14 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Mosaic
  • Wijdane, a young woman from Tangier, really wants to play soccer.
  • Time: 16:15 - 16:35
  • Director: Kevin Le Dortz
  • Year: 2017
  • Country: Morocco

Hidden Lust - 14 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Mosaic
  • Newly wed Radyah discovers a large dreadful box in her husband bedroom.
  • Time: 16:35 - 16:50
  • Director: Besoy Youssef
  • Year: 2017
  • Country: Egypt

Piece of Wood - 14 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Mosaic
  • When Adams skateboard gets confiscated by a severity guy, he does several attempts to get it back.
  • Time: 16:50 - 17:05
  • Director: Yassin Koptan
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Egypt

Fear: Audibly - 14 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Mosaic
  • A religious Saudi woman fears a sourceless sound that will end humanity. One day, unexpected guests invade her office space to confirm her fears.
  • Time: 17:05 - 17:30
  • Director: Maha Al-Saati
  • Year: 2017
  • Country: Saudi Arabia

Jeanne d’Arc Masriya - 14 Oct

  • We follow in the footsteps of Cairene filmmaker Iman Kamel as she journeys to the Western Desert where she discovers a diary written by a Bedouin girl named Jehanne.
  • Time: 18:00 - 19:55
  • Director: Iman Kamel
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Egypt - Germany - Kuwait - Qatar

Fires - 14 Oct

  • The human story behind the Syrian conflict
  • Time: 18:00 - 20:05
  • Director: Muhammad Abdul Aziz
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Syria

Ladies Night: A Day for Women - 14 Oct

  • Exclusive Ladies Night with snacks, mint tea, Goodie Bag and more!
  • Time: 20:00 - 22:30
  • Director: Kamla Abu Zekri
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Egypt

Insyriated - 14 Oct

  • Energetic Oum Yazan is trying desperately to keep together her family life whilst outside a war is raging.
  • Time: 20:15 - 22:15
  • Director: Phillipe van Leeuw
  • Year: 2017
  • Country: België

Pantropical dance party - 14 Oct

  • Vibrant oriental dance party after a long day of Arab film watching..
  • Time: 21:00 - 02:00

Shahira - 14 Oct 2017

  • An unlikely adventurous friendship between two children
  • Time: 22:30 - 23:45
  • Director: Raghida Skaff
  • Year: 2017
  • Country: Lebanon

Eccomi..Eccoti - 14 Oct

  • Two men. Two realities.
  • Time: 22:45 - 00:15
  • Director: Raed Rafei
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Lebanon

Skype conversation with Palestine - 15 Oct

  • No matter a person’s religion, race, or class we have all shared the experience of creating community around food.
  • Time: 12:00 - 14:30

Respect project - 15 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Made in Holland
  • Films made by youngsters for Respect festival.
  • Time: 12:00 - 13:00
  • Director: various directors
  • Year: 2017
  • Country: Netherlands

It’ll be okay I guess - 15 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Made in Holland
  • Een Syrische vrouw probeert zowel te integreren in Nederland als haar kinderen op te voeden met de Syrische cultuur.
  • Time: 13:00 - 13:20
  • Director: Marijn van der Ploeg
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Nederland

Behind the Curtain - 15 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Made in Holland
  • A girl becomes a victim of social media.
  • Time: 13:20 - 13:25
  • Director: Janyar Zakholi
  • Year: 2017
  • Country: Netherlands

1 Minutes from Theatre of Wrong Decisions - 15 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Made in Holland
  • one minute films of the Theatre of Wrong Decisions
  • Time: 13:25 - 13:40
  • Director: various directors
  • Year: 2017
  • Country: various

In Exile - 15 Oct

  • Short movie: Short Focus: Made in Holland
  • A mother asks herself if escaping Palestine gave her freedom.
  • Time: 13:40 - 13:45
  • Director: Randa Nasser
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: The Netherlands

Stitching Palestine & Museum of Memories - 15 Oct

  • The stories of twelve Palestinian women weave into a collective picture of their homeland.
  • Time: 14:15 - 16:45
  • Director: Carol Mansour
  • Year: 2017
  • Country: Lebanon

76 min and 15 sec & Take me Home - 15 Oct 2017

  • Beautifull playfull alleys and stairs in South Italy
  • Time: 14:30 - 16:45
  • Director: Seifollah Samadian
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Italy

A day for Women - 15 Oct

  • In one of Egypt’s shabby neighborhoods, a youth center decides to allocate the swimming pool for women only for one day.
  • Time: 16:50 - 19:00
  • Director: Kamla Abu Zekri
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Egypt

In Between - 15 Oct

  • In Between follows three different women in the city of Tel Aviv
  • Time: 17:00 - 19:00
  • Director: Maysaloun Hamoud
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Israel/France

Awardshow & Return to Haifa - 15 Oct

  • Based on the novel by Ghassan Kanafani
  • Time: 19:10 - 21:45
  • Director: Kassem Hawal
  • Year: 1981
  • Country: Palestine

Path of Maryam - 15 Oct

  • A spiritual journey of father and daughter
  • Time: 19:30 - 21:30
  • Director: Atia Al-Daraji
  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Iraq