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Winners of the 2017 Twin Cities Arab Film Fest Awards
The Twin Cities Arab Film Festival festival celebrates films and filmmakers whose work sets them apart. For the third year, in 2017, we convened a brilliant jury of filmmakers, film scholars, and community members working in cultural fields to select the top films in the following three categories: Best Narrative Feature Film, Best Documentary Feature, and Best Short Film. We also present Audience Awards based on the votes of our engaged and thoughtful audiences.   MORE >>
Moustafa Bayoumi's Foreword in Mizna's Surviving Issue
Moustafa Bayoumi, author of How Does It Feel To Be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America , and This Muslim American Life: Dispatches from the War on Terror was the guest editor for Mizna's newest issue with the special theme of Surviving. Read his foreword to the issue here and subscribe to Mizna to read the rest!   MORE >>
North American Review Features Arab American Poetry from Mizna
Read our introduction to the Arab American Poetry section in the newest issue of North American Review (NAR), written by Mizna's director Lana Barkawi and program director Moheb Soliman. The section features Hala Alyan, Glenn Shaheen, and Hayan Charara, three Arab American writers whose work will also be featured in the upcoming issue of Mizna, 18.1, the Surviving issue. Order the upcoming issue of Mizna by subscribing here.    MORE >>

*Pushcart Prize 2017 Nominees (December 3rd, 2016)
*Winners of the 2016 Twin Cities Arab Film Fest Awards (October 23rd, 2016)
*Arab American Culture Podcast (July 20th, 2016)
*An Interview from the Summer 2016 Issue of Mizna (July 9th, 2016)
*See all articles in News

2017 Arab Film Fest Awards

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Mizna is a Twin Cities non-profit arts organization that promotes contemporary expressions of Arab American culture. We publish the literary journal Mizna: Prose, Poetry and Art Exploring Arab America, produce the Twin Cities Arab Film Festival, and offer varied other readings, performances, art projects, and community events involving an exceptionally talented and diverse range of local, national, and international Arab American artists.

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