The Arab Cinema Magazine is available on the Cannes' Marche du Film website.
For the ninth consecutive year, the Arab Cinema Center (ACC) has returned to the Cannes Film Festival and released its 19th Arab Cinema Magazine during the festival, which has Colin Brown, a distinguished American film expert, serving as its editorial director.
This edition of the magazine boasts a lineup of content, including the Golden 101 — a list of the Arab film industry’s change makers — and the 2023 Arab Film Market Survey, which provides facts and figures on vital films. Also, readers can explore the untapped world of Arab entertainment with the help of a comprehensive guide.
It also includes info about the seventh Critics Awards for Arab Films — which is witnessing the participation of 193 film critics from more than 72 countries across the world as voters — the ACC’s picks for this year’s Achievement Award for Film Critics, and much more in industry and regional entertainment news.
In addition to the usual features, this edition is also focusing on the Arab presence at this year’s edition of Cannes, which is witnessing the first Sudanese film, Goodbye Julia, and Jordanian film Inshaallah a Boy and The Red Sea Makes Me Wanna Cry, respectively.
“Rarely does a Cannes Film Festival showcase Arab films in every section, but this year is an exception,” said Colin Brown — Editorial Director of AC Magazine.
“As we witness an increase in Arab representation at this year’s Cannes, it is with great pleasure that we release the 19th edition of our AC Magazine, which is dedicated to honouring the remarkable achievements of Arab cinema. This edition is set to be one of the most significant, featuring an extensive array of reports on major players in the industry, as well as the vital films, facts, and figures that define today’s Arab cinema landscape,” added Alaa Karkouti and Maher Diab — Co-Founders of the ACC.