Al Ard Film Festival

Al Ard Film Festival 20th Edition Awards

Moments ago, the curtains drew to a close on the 20th edition of the Al Ard Film Festival, leaving in its wake a trail of unforgettable cinematic experiences. From animated wonders to gripping documentaries, the festival showcased the breadth and depth of storytelling prowess about Palestine and the Arab world from around the globe. Let’s …

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Exploring Sardinia’s Cinematic Voice: Sa Terra at Al Ard Film Festival

In its nineteenth edition, Al Ard Film Festival’s artistic direction decided to infuse a touch of Sardinian essence with a special section called Sa Terra, inspired by the festival’s name, “Al Ard,” which translates to “The Land.” Despite being popular as a European film festival focusing on Palestine and the Arab world,  Al Ard Film …

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Meet the Jury of the 20th Edition of Al Ard Film Festival

This year, the 20th Al Ard Film Festival brings you a completely fresh jury lineup. Our five new members are experts in filmmaking, documentaries, and/or Palestine and the Arab world. Get ready to meet these talented individuals who will be shaping the festival’s celebration of Arab and Palestinian filmmaking. Mohammed Alatar Mohammed is one of the …

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Dedicated website for the XX edition coming soon

Get ready for the twentieth edition of the Al Ard Film Festival with the launch of our dedicated website. It will be in Italian, dedicated to the local audience. But don’t worry, we’ll also keep updating the main website in English, particularly in this news section, so that our international followers can stay up to …

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Important Update: Al Ard Film Festival 20th Edition Date Change!

We have a quick update for all you cinephiles out there. Drumroll, please! Due to the local elections in Sardinia, our much-anticipated festival dates have taken a little twist. The show will go on, but mark your calendars with the updated dates: February 20th to 24th. No need to fret; we’re still set to mesmerize …

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Discover the Line-up: Al Ard Film Festival’s 20th Edition

Cagliari, Sardinia – Get ready for Al Ard Film Festival, one of the most popular film festivals about Palestine in Europe, happening at Teatro Massimo from February 21 to 25, 2024. This 20th edition is extra special, coinciding with a pivotal moment in the ongoing Palestinian struggle.   Let Films Speak Loudly   This year’s …

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Making Films Speak Louder: Embrace the Noise at Al Ard Film Festival 2024

Cagliari, Sardinia. – The ongoing escalation of aggression against Palestinians in Gaza has brought Palestine into heightened focus, even in mainstream media. However, as is often the case in Europe, the voices of Palestinians remain underrepresented, with few given the opportunity to speak without facing censorship or being pressured to condemn their People’s resistance against …

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Call for Entries for the 20th Edition Now Open!

Delighted to introduce the twentieth edition of Al Ard Film Festival, an event proudly organized by volunteers of Associazione Amicizia Sardegna Palestina since 2002. Al Ard Film Festival aims to showcase Palestinian and Arab culture through a collection of works that offer alternative perspectives and viewpoints compared to those conveyed by mainstream Western media. At …

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Wrapping up the 19th Edition of Al Ard Film Festival: A Celebration of Palestinian Cinema and Culture

From 21 to 25 February 2023, the 19th edition of the Al Ard Film Festival took place in Cagliari, Teatro Massimo, showcasing the best in films about Palestine and the Arab world. Hundreds of people came together to experience this edition, resulting in a full theatre on many occasions and a buzzing atmosphere throughout. This …

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