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Grant winners in Tunisia Balad El Fann 6

Culture Resource Foundation has announced the projects that have been awarded grants in the sixth round of the Tunisia Balad El Fann project. There are four winners: 1- “Cinema Oasis” (Kebili, Tataouine, Gabès) The recipient of a $20,000 grant, Cinema Oasis, is a collaborative project between four independent cultural workers who took part in the sixth Tunisia Balad El Fann ... Read More »

SPRING Festival Returns for 2016

Building on the foundations set by the previous editions in offering a program that celebrates both accomplishment and diversity, this year’s artist lineup is as innovative as it is inspiring. Our month-long, which opens in Beirut on 28 April 2016 and runs in both Beirut and Tunis until 26 May 2016,  features over 100 artists from different countries, including China, ... Read More »

Applications Being Accepted for Production awards program

The Production Awards program seeks to assist young Arab creators of all disciplines under the age of 35, the aim is to promote the creation of innovative works and forms of artistic expression that, through their circulation in the theaters, concert halls, galleries and other cultural spaces in the Arab region, will benefit artists, audiences and society at large. The ... Read More »

The Last Days of the City at Berlin Film Festival

The Last Days of the City, a feature film by the Egyptian director, screenwriter and film producer Tamer El Said, was screened during the recent Berlin Film Festival, now in its 66th year, as one of the films selected for the festival’s new cinema forum. El Said received a production grant from the Culture Resource in 2008 to support the ... Read More »

TAJWAAL – An International Mobility Grant

TAJWAAL is a new program that Culture Resource launches in 2016. It is designed for Arab artists to support international travel, touring their work, and cultural exchange of all types with grants of up to 8000 USD per application. Culture Resource with its longstanding experience with designing and implementing re-granting programs, its organizational infrastructure, and its extensive regional and international ... Read More »

Applications Being Accepted for the Imkan Workshop 2016 for Young Cultural Leaders in the Arab Region

Culture Resource is now accepting applications for the Imkan workshop, a cultural leadership training program for young cultural leaders from the Arab region.  The workshop will take place in Lebanon from May 19-26, 2016. The aim of the Imkan program is to support and strengthen the skills of Arab cultural operators so that they are able to play a prominent ... Read More »

Results for Production Awards 2015 – Second Round

Literature: Ahmad Basha Syria Project name: The Crossing A collection of short stories in which the different protagonists all have in common that their travel route to Europe passes through the Mediterranean Sea. Some of the protagonists in this narration are still considering travelling, while others have already crossed the Mediterranean by plane or on board of ships managed by ... Read More »

Mawa3eed Grantees – Round 4, December 2015

Estabrak Al Ansari: Received a grant to travel from Britain to Morocco. She will participate in the Marrakech Biennale, which is a non-profit organization that aims to position Marrakech as a platform for contemporary art in Africa, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean. Edward Maallem: Received a grant to travel from Palestine to Tunisia. He will participate in a workshop ... Read More »

Happy New Year 2016!

Dear Colleagues, Friends, and International and Regional Partners: We end 2015 in the hopes that we have done our utmost in achieving our goals, including supporting creativity and culture in the Arab region, defending freedom of expression, and supporting local cultural organizations to reach their potentials. We do not want to end the year reflecting deeply on the great obstacles ... Read More »

Theater Play Barzakh – presented by Minwal Theater Company

Barzakh, a new play presented by the Minwal Theater Company that was supported by a grant from Culture Resource, was staged at the Dawwar El Shams Center  from October 29 to November 8 2015. About the play: Isthmus is a term used to signify a barrier between two things, such as the time interval between life and the life of ... Read More »

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