Magazine article Screen International

AFAC Shows Support for Dozen

Magazine article Screen International

AFAC Shows Support for Dozen

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The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) unveiled the 12 film projects to receive support in its latest round of funding at the close of the Dubai Film market yesterday.

The projects include seven feature film projects, three documentaries, one short animation and one short live action film.

Feature projects that are currently in production or post-production to receive AFAC funding include two from Egypt - El Said's In The Last Days Of The City and Fawzy Saleh's Poisonous Roses - and two from Lebanon; Ghassan Salhab's The Valley, about a man who loses his memory, and Niam Itani's Shadow Of A Man.

Three feature projects that are currently in development also received funding - Rabih El-Amin's Trees Also Die (Lebanon), Ahmad Amine's A Few Days In Syria (Jordan) and Palestinian director Bassam Jarbawi's Solitaire King, which also took part in the Rawi Screenwriters Lab here in Dubai.

Documentary projects to receive support include Viola Shafik's Scent Of A Revolution, examining the aftermath of Egypt's revolution, Walou from Algeria's Hassiba Belhadj and Asphalt from Lebanon's Ali Hammoud. …

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