The Twin Cities Arab Film Festival festival celebrates films and filmmakers whose work sets them apart. For the second year, in 2016, 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 >>
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Heba Amin is Mizna's new Curator of Visual Art. This interview was conducted by Lana Barkawi and published in the summer 2016 issue of Mizna (Volume 17.1), which also features a survey of her recent work. Subscribe now to get a copy. MORE >>
Mizna sat in on a rehearsal of "In Algeria They Know My Name," an upcoming, one-woman play written by and starring Taous Khazem. Afterwords, we picked Taous's brain to learn more about the inspiration of the play and where it's headed next. MORE >>
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.
Cinema Arabiata an Arab film blog by Mohannad Ghawanmeh.
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