The Goethe-Institut and the Red Sea Film Festival, in cooperation with the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg, Ludwigsburg (Germany), organized a unique three-part scriptwriting clinic that leads to the production of two final films in the category Live Action Short Film. With a strong focus on research, the workshop sought emerging filmmakers and scriptwriters with intermediate or advanced experience.
We would like to highlight a range of residency programs, financing possibilities, mentoring opportunities, co-production calls, and other chances from our networks that may interest the artists and cultural practitioners in the Gulf region.
RUYA (Arabic for “vision” or “perspective”) is the multimedia magazine of the Goethe-Institut in the Arab countries in North Africa and the Middle East. RUYA gives voice to the countless perspectives in the region on current cultural and socio-political issues.
Mirath:Music is a regional touring sound-exhibition about the cultural heritage music in North and Northeast Africa and West Asia.The exhibition takes an experimental curatorial approach using the participating artists’ individual takes on the subject and playing with musical elements from different times and places.
The film archive in Cairo comprises approximately 150 films (DVD and 35mm), which we make available free of charge to cinematheques, film clubs, film festivals, cultural and educational institutions for non-commercial screenings.