2020 IAFFZ Flyer - Post Version

Our festival takes place!

This year we celebrate a small anniversary – the 5th Arab Film Festival Zurich. And for the first time, we show films on eleven consecutive days. Already mark your calendar from November 19 to 29 2020. The two students Mohammed Benaissa and Mohammed Zaki from the “École Supérieure des Arts Visuels de Marrakech” are responsible for this year’s promotion material.…

Yousse Chahine Retrospective

Youssef Chahine Retrospective in Switzerland

For decades, Youssef Chahine (1926 – 2008) was the central figure of Egyptian cinema. Inspired by neo-realism and melodrama as well as musicals, his films deal with crucial issues of Egyptian society – and to this day, they offer insights into the realities and dreams of the Arab world. With 37 features and five short films to his name he…

Foreign Body

Tunisian Theme Evening Saturday 16th September

Enjoy a Wonderful Tunisian Movie Night with Us Together with the Tunisian Embassy in Bern and the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK), the IAFFZ organises an evening dedicated entirely to Tunisian film. On Saturday, September 16, 2017, we will be showing the Tunisian film Corps Étranger (Jassad Gharib / Foreign Body, 2016) by director Raja Amari at the Toni…