Malmö Arab Film Festival - MAFF

Malmö Arab Film Festival - MAFF
KANALGATAN 3
211 40
Malmö, Sweden

Tel: +46406158055

2018,
Fri 5th Oct to Tue 9th Oct
Submission deadline: Sat 31st Mar 18

Festival Overview

8th Malmö Arab Film Festival
Malmö Arab Film Festival - MAFF takes place in Malmö October 5 to 9, 2018
Malmö Arab Film Festival (MAFF) is an intercultural platform for diversity and tolerance. The festival is widely regarded as one of the most influential and largest festival with an Arabic cinema focus and offers a platform for collaboration between the Nordic and Arab film industries. MAFF is the largest festival with an Arabic cinema focus outside the Arab world.
The festival was initiated through a common need in Malmo and Sweden – a grassroots striving for an Arabic cultural platform with the film as the binding element. MAFF is an intercultural meeting place for discourse and a bridge-building catalyst between people and cultures. The festival was initiated and founded in 2011 by festival’s general manager and artistic director Mouhamad Keblawi.
The festival screen around 120 features, short films and documentaries from all over the world, with competition sections, panoramas, retrospectives and special screenings. The program also consists of workshops, seminars, celebrations and an industry forum for collaboration between the Nordic and Arab film industries – MAFF Market Forum (MMF) that is held in parallel to the festival October 6 to 8, 2018.
Malmö Arab Film Festival is one of the largest public film festivals in Southern Sweden. The organization has an annual structure with events and festivals all over Sweden, special projects and programs.
The 8th edition of Malmö Arab Film Festival will be held October 5-9, 2018.
Submit your film:
http://maffswe.com/submit/

Awards

Malmö Arab Film Festival presents competition selections for feature fiction, documenatries and short ficition.
The following awards are presented for each selection:
*Short Film Competition
- Best Short Film – minimum award 10 000 SEK
This award recognizes the film’s director
*Documentary Compeititon
- Best Documentary – minimum award 15 000 SEK
This award recognizes the film’s director
*Short Documentary Compeititon
- Best Short Documentary – minimum award 10 000 SEK
This award recognizes the film’s director
*Feature Competition
- Best Feature – minimum award 20 000 SEK
This award recognizes the film’s director
- Best Director
- Best Script
- Best Actor
- Best Actress
+++The City of Malmö´s Audience Award at MAFF 25 000 SEK
This award recognizes the film’s director
Audience Award to Best Feature and Documentary

Known festival contacts Contacts
Mouhamad Keblawi
Manager
Film Festival
Primary contact
Recent Festival News News
19th Dec 2013 Malmo Arab Film Festival
16th Sep 2011 Malmo Arab Film Festival

Entries

Open to the public

Eligibility:

Private individuals, companies, copyright owners, film producers, and film production companies have the opportunity to participate in the Festival if they meet all requirements.
ACCREDITATION:
http://maffswe.com/accreditation/
Accreditation
· MAFF Market Forum activities
· Festival screenings
· 1 ticket for MAFF Award Ceremony

Formats:

DCP
Link

Fees:

There are no entry fees associated with this festival

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