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30/05/2014

Mohamed Makhlouf, Libyan filmmakerMohamed Makhlouf, Libyan filmmaker

"Libya is full of people whose abilities and talents in film are comparable to those in Europe"

Mohamed Makhlouf, born in Libya, is a journalist and documentary filmmaker who has been based in the UK for over 30 years. As well as being a film producer and director, he has worked as a freelance journalist for many Arab publications in...

Libya

26/11/2013

Naziha Arebi, Libyan directorNaziha Arebi, Libyan director

“The Libya Movie Awards can be beneficial in generating audiences”

Libyan director Naziha Arebi won Best Film at the first edition of the Libya Movie Awards, Libya’s first post-revolution film festival for up-and-coming Libyan filmmakers, with the film Between the Ropes. Euromed Audiovisual met her earlier this...

Libya

12/11/2013

Libya Movie Awards come to successful conclusionLibya Movie Awards come to successful conclusion

After a seventh-month delay, it's a wrap for Libya’s first post-revolution film fest for young Libyan filmmakers

The Libya Movie Awards finally came to their conclusion in Tripoli last Saturday, some seven months after having been interrupted by a security scare last April, reports Libya Herald. Libya’s first post-revolution film festival for up-and-coming...

Events and Festivals, Libya

17/10/2013

Five Syrian women refugees in Carol Mansour's Not Who We AreFive Syrian women refugees in Carol Mansour's Not Who We Are

"It's more difficult being a woman than a soldier in today's world"

Afra'a, Umm Omar, Umm Raed, Samar and Siham: five women, five journeys with the same fate of being a refugee in Lebanon. All agreed to tell their stories to filmmaker Carol Mansour, whose documentary Not Who We Are was recently pre-screened in...

Syria , Libya, Industry

10/06/2013

MADE in MED: Young South Mediterranean talents in CannesMADE in MED: Young South Mediterranean talents in Cannes

Euromed Audiovisual invited four filmmakers to promote their shorts in Cannes

Last month, Euromed Audiovisual invited the three Arab filmmakers who won Euromed Audiovisual's MADE in MED short film contest and the winner of the Libya Movie Awards to promote their films at the Cannes Film Festival's Short Film Corner. At the...

Events and Festivals, Syria , Egypt, Tunisia, Libya

11/04/2013

Libyan filmmakers to take part in documentary trainingLibyan filmmakers to take part in documentary training

Canal France International is to hold a documentary workshop for Libyan filmmakers aged 18 to 30 at the French Institute in Tripoli from April 14 to 23. It is to be the first of three workshops throughout the year for 10 participants each, to...

Events and Festivals, Libya

27/03/2013

Euromed Audiovisual to send young Libyan filmmaker to CannesEuromed Audiovisual to send young Libyan filmmaker to Cannes

Submission deadline: April 20

Euromed Audiovisual is to contribute a trip to Cannes as a prize, hold film screenings, and organise a day for aspiring documentary filmmakers at the Libya Movie Awards from April 25 to 27. The competition for short films by young Libyan...

Opportunities, Libya

01/03/2013

Short film competition for young talented Libyan filmmakersShort film competition for young talented Libyan filmmakers

Submission dates: March 10 to 20

The Italian Culture Institute, in partnership with the European Union, has launched the first edition of the Libya Movie Awards, a competition for short films by talented young Libyan filmmakers. The competition aims to stimulate the creation of...

Opportunities, Libya

20/02/2013

Third Arab Screen Independent Film Festival kicks off in LybiaThird Arab Screen Independent Film Festival kicks off in Lybia

New Lybian films to shine in Bengazhi from February 19 to 23

Benghazi is hosting the third edition of the Arab Screen Independent Film Festival for feature and short films this year, writes Khulud Alfallah on Al Arab Online. The festival runs from February 19 to 23 at the Elephant cinema. "[The festival]...

Events and Festivals, Libya

19/11/2012

Libyans discuss human rights at Tripoli film festLibyans discuss human rights at Tripoli film fest

Libya’s first post-Gaddafi human rights film fest a venue for debate

The first edition of the Human Rights Film Festival in post-Gaddafi Libya has successfully drawn to a close. From November 1 to 4, the event brought narrative and documentary films from around the world to Libyan audiences. Films from Egypt,...

Events and Festivals, Libya

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