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20th Arab Film Festival

Our Team


Serge Bakalian
Executive Director
serge (at) arabfilmfestival (dot) org

Deana Nassar
Artistic Director | Festival Programmer
deana (at) arabfilmfestival (dot) org

Aurora Meneghello
Marketing Director
aurora (at) arabfilmfestival (dot) org

Alexander Farrow
Senior Programmer

Brianna Nelson
Communications Associate

Nagham Wehbe
Los Angeles Coordinator

Yasmina Tawil
Cinemayyat Editor

Sharif Ezzat
Designer

Interns
Sarah Al-Gwaiz
Ramzi Kaiss
Courtney Kyer

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Tarek Abu-Esber
Reem Ateyeh, Chair
Maati Benmbarek
Shadi Elkarra
Mohannad El-Khairy
Emily Katz
Feras Mousilli
Jumana Muwafi
Danielle Siragusa
Dena Takruri

ADVISORY BOARD

Hany Abu-Assad
Sam Blan
Peter Boyle
Mhamed Ibnabdeljalil
Mario Kassar
Asaad Kelada
Rashid Khalidi
Kathy Najimy
Kathy Saade Kenny
Dina Saba
Ghada Saliba-Malouf
Jack Shaheen
Tony Shalhoub
Naomi Shihab Nye
Joan Widdifield