Arabian Sights Film Festival

  • Date
    November 2, 2012 – November 4, 2012
  • Location Washington, D.C.
  • Price Tickets go on sale October 1, and will be sold exclusively through

Past Event

Photo: Courtroom scene
A still from the film Omar Killed Me

Photograph courtesy Elle Driver

The Arabian Sights Film Festival presents the newest and most innovative films out of today’s vibrant Arab world. Now in its 17th year, Arabian Sights will feature films from Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Lebanon, and the United Arab Emirates. Enjoy post-screening discussions by visiting directors, as well as other special festival events. For updates on films and guests, to view trailers, and to purchase tickets, please visit

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Event Sponsors

  • Presenting National Sponsor

    Logo: Geico
  • Supported By

    Logo:  DDFIA
  • Community Partner

    Logo: Politics & Prose
  • Community Partner

    Logo: Whole Foods

Films by Location

Films for Today, September 26, 2016 in Washington, D.C.


Egypt Unwrapped:
Alexander the Great’s Lost Tomb
, Washington, D.C.
July 15, 2016 – October 10, 2016

On the Trail of Big Cats, Lone Tree, CO
September 27, 2016

Exploring Mars, Portland, OR
September 30, 2016

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