Great-Britain / Call for films for the BBC Arabic Festival

bbc-arabic-festival2015This festival showcases films and documentaries from the Arab world, made by Arab and non-Arab film-makers, professional or amateur, and will be held at the Radio Theatre in central London this coming autumn.

This second year focuses on the political upheavals which continue to transform the Arab world following the Arab Spring. The theme, “Rulers and the Ruled: Power in a Changing Arab World”, will explore the struggles for power and control which continue to shake the region.

The competition is divided into four categories:
– Short films: the only drama category in the festival: length between 3 and 40 minutes
– Short documentaries: length 10 to 40 minutes
– Long documentaries: length 40 to 90 minutes
– Reportage: maximum length 10 minutes
The list of selected films will be announced in September 2015.
The registration deadline is May 13th. More information at:

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