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Safar Film Festival 2016

Celebrating Safar’s Success – Video Posted 31/01/2017

SAFAR 2016 was a huge success in 2016.  We look back at…

Season's Greetings 2016 The Arab British Centre

The Arab British Centre 2016 Review Posted 21/12/2016

  Dear friends, What a year it has been for the Arab…

PROJECT 51: Al ZAYTOUNA DANCE TROUPE AND HAVA DABKE TROUPE

Interview with Ahmed Najar, writer and director of ‘Project 51’ Posted 24/11/2016

‘Project 51’ 26 November 7:30 pm followed by Q&A chaired by Dr…

Interview with Mahmoud Hourani Founder and Director of the Arab Puppet Theatre Foundation by Rosa Pérez Posted 19/10/2016

The Arab Puppet Theatre Foundation from Beirut in partnership with The Arab…

SAFAR PLAYLIST

SAFAR PLAYLIST: A CELEBRATION OF CONTEMPORARY ARAB CINEMA SONGS by Rosa Pérez Posted 22/09/2016

The third edition of our film festival SAFAR was a success! We…

Islamic Art and Architecture

MEET ROBERTA MARIN: OUR ISLAMIC ART AND ARCHITECTURE COURSE TUTOR! Posted 21/09/2016

The Arab British Centre is excited to announce a new course: Islamic…

STARVE YOUR DOG Safar Film Festival 2016

‘Starve your Dog’ Review by Yamina Mechri – Safar Film Festival 2016 Posted 16/09/2016

‘Starve your Dog’ is screening on 18 September 2016 at 6 pm…

Monira Al Qadiri Safar Film Festival 2016

‘Maverick from Kuwait: Monira Al Qadiri’ Review by Aliya Say – Safar Film Festival 2016 Posted 16/09/2016

Safar: Maverick from Kuwait: Close Encounter with Monira Al Qadiri is on…

Let them Come Safar Film Festival

‘Let them Come’ Review by Martin Daltry – Safar Film Festival 2016 Posted 15/09/2016

Screening on 16 September at 6:15 followed by Q&A with director Salem…

Before the Summer Crowds

‘Before the Summer Crowds’ Review by Dr Robert Abrams – Safar Film Festival 2016 Posted 14/09/2016

Opening night film for Safar Film Festival 2016 as a tribute to late…

Love, Theft and other Entanglements SAFAR

‘Love, Theft and Other Entanglements’ Review by Ahmed Masoud – Safar Film Festival 2016 Posted 14/09/2016

Screening on 15 September 2016 at 6:15 pm at ICA, London part…

This Little Father Obsession LGBTQ Middle East Lebanon

‘This Little Father Obsession’ Review by Dr Nof Nasser-Eddin – Safar Film Festival 2016 Posted 13/09/2016

Screening on 18 September 2016 at 4 pm at ICA, London as…

Safar 2016

Safar Curator Rasha Salti on this Year’s Film Selection Posted 08/09/2016

The story goes that when the first film theater was going to…

Borders of heaven Safar Film Festival

‘Borders of Heaven’ Review by Dr Khalid Ali – Safar Film Festival 2016 Posted 06/09/2016

Screening on Saturday 17 September 2016, at 4 pm at ICA, London as…

At Home in Gaza and in London

Breaking the siege: At Home in Gaza and London By Aimee Shalan Posted 19/08/2016

It’s incredible to think Gaza has been under blockade for almost a…

Saba7 El-Chill The Arab British Cente Summer 2016 Playlist

Saba7 El-Chill: The Arab British Centre Summer 2016 Playlist Posted 02/08/2016

Fresh out of the oven. The summer playlist that you had been…

LAAF Liverpool Arab Arts Festival

What a Past Weekend for Arab Culture in Liverpool and There Is More to Come: Liverpool Arab Arts Festival 15 – 24 July 2016 Posted 22/07/2016

The Liverpool Arab Arts Festival (LAAF) opened on Friday 15 July with…

PYO UK TOUR 2016

10 Reasons Why You Have To See The Palestine Youth Orchestra’s UK Tour This Summer by Sophia Smith Galer Posted 06/07/2016

The Palestine Youth Orchestra maintains a unique position amongst youth orchestras internationally,…

Jamil Ballata

The Arab British Centre mourns the loss of long-standing board member Jamil Bullata Posted 30/06/2016

It is with great sadness that we learnt about the death of…

The Arab British Centre at FCAT

The Arab British Centre at The African Film Festival of Tarifa (FCAT) by Rosa Pérez Posted 23/06/2016

I have a huge interest in Arab cinema, and even wrote about Egyptian…

Welcome Literary Salon

WELCOME LITERARY SALON Posted 22/06/2016

Refugee Week 20 – 26 June 2016 21 June 2016 We would…

Meet Roberta Marin: Our Islamic Art and Architecture Course Tutor! Posted 22/03/2016

The Arab British Centre is excited to announce a new course in…

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Sir. Derek Plumbly as Chairman of the Arab British Centre! Posted 10/03/2016

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Sir. Derek Plumbly as…

Blueprint Beirut Winner of Curator Award at International Fashion Showcase 2016 Posted 23/02/2016

London, 23 February 2016 Blueprint Beirut winner of Curator Award at International…

Fashion: The Meeting Point of Art, History and Culture Posted 11/02/2016

If you have been following us on social media for the past…

Meet the Designers representing Lebanon in Blueprint Beirut at the International Fashion Showcase 2016 Posted 29/01/2016

Blueprint Beirut: Meet the Lebanese Designers participating at the International Fashion Showcase…

The Arab British Centre and Starch Foundation Showcase Lebanese Design During London Fashion Week 2016 Posted 13/01/2016

London, 14 January 2016 ‘Blueprint Beirut’ Lebanon showcase at International Fashion Showcase…

Reflections on ‘A Syrian Love Story’ by Joseph Willits Posted 02/11/2015

It was a privilege for Caabu to host a screening of A…

Storytelling by Nadine Kaadan at Nour Festival 2015 Posted 29/10/2015

We are honoured to have Nadine Kaadan contributing to The Arab British…

Nour Festival of Arts 2015 Kicks Off Posted 20/10/2015

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Safar 2014 Blog: An Evening of Shorts Posted 24/09/2014

An Evening of Shorts   Mondial 2010 | Directed by Roy Dib |…

Safar 2014 Blog: West Beirut Posted 23/09/2014

West Beirut Directed by Ziad Doueiri 1998 | Lebanon   West Beirut…

Safar 2014 Blog: I Love Cinema Posted 22/09/2014

I Love Cinema Directed by Oussama Fawzi 2004 | Egypt Movies might…

Safar 2014 Blog: Salvation Army Posted 22/09/2014

Salvation Army Directed by Abdellah Taïa 2013 | Morocco Abdellah Taïa is…

Safar 2014 Blog: The Saturday Forum Posted 21/09/2014

The Saturday Forum | 20 September 2014   Safar’s Saturday Forum at…

Safar 2014 Blog: Traitors Posted 20/09/2014

Traitors Directed by Sean Gullette Morocco | 2013   Fatalism typifies most…

Safar 2014 Blog: Kit Kat Posted 19/09/2014

Kit Kat’s Subversive Comedy Kit Kat Directed by Daoud Abdel Sayed 1991…

Safar 2014 Guest Blog: West Beirut Posted 19/09/2014

Review: West Beirut Directed by Ziad Doueiri (1998) Part of Safar: The…

Safar 2014 Blog: The Sparrow / Al Asfour Posted 18/09/2014

The Sparrow Directed by Youssef Chahine Egypt | 1972 Egypt’s best-known auteur…

Safar 2014 Blog: Chaos, Disorder Posted 16/09/2014

Chaos, Disorder Directed by Nadine Khan Egypt | 2012 What a difference…