MAFF 2023

13th Malmö Arab Film Festival April 28 - May 4

The 13th edition Malmo Arab Film Festival took place in Malmo April 28 – May, 2023. The festival saw thousands of cinemagoers from Malmö and the region as well as famous actors, directors, producers, and film professionals attend the festival in Malmö to enjoy the year’s greatest films from the Arab world.
During the 7 festival days, the festival was screen around 47 feature films, documentaries, and short films. The festival is the largest audience film festival in southern Sweden which also includes exhibitions, seminars, workshops, master classes, celebrations, and close encounters between audiences and filmmakers. More than 70 invited international guests from around the world annually visit the festival. The film program presents competition selections for feature films, and short films, as well as a wide range of panoramas, special selections, school cinema screenings, and family films.

Was keep our tradition of hosting Malmö industry days (MID), the sidebar that aims to help filmmakers from both Arab world and Nordic countries to develop, establish a sustainable network, and fund their film project.

During this edation, the Egyptian star Hussein Fahmy was honored for for his excellent performance during his time as actor. Also witnessed the issuance of the second book of the Women’s Festival: The Future of Arab Cinema, written by Ibrahim Al-Aris.


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