Dozen films from 6 Arab countries on display at “Afac Film Week 2018”


A dozen of fiction films and documentaries from six Arab countries are on display at the 8th “Afac Film Week 2018”, inaugurated on Saturday in Algiers, said the event’s organizers.

The 8th “Afac Film Week 2018”, was inaugurated Saturday in Algiers. Palestinian Mai Masri’s film “3000 nights” opened the event.

Organized by the National Office for Culture and Information (Onci) in partnership with the association “Cunivers”, this program brought  under one roof films supported by the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (Afac ).


Two Algerian works are on display at this event: the documentary “Atlal” by Djamel Kerkar and the feature film “L’échappée” by Hamid Saidji.

The Tunisian cinema is presented by works like “And Romeo married Juliette” of Imed Merzouk and “The Challat of Tunis” of Attia Habib. Palestinian cinema is taking part too, represented by “Layla” , directed by Mai Masri and “A Drowing Man “by Mahdi Flefel.

The films “Amal’s Garden” by Iraqi Nadia Chiheb, “Last Man in Aleppo” by Syrian Soren Jespers and “Headbang Lullaby” by Moroccan Hicham Lasri  are to be screened too.

The “Afac Film Week” is an annual and traveling cinematographic meeting that is held each year in a city of Arab countries to promote the latest productions of the region.





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