• the "rencontres internationales des cinemas arabes" are Aflam’s annual highlight.
• films screened are not in competition.
• they blend projections, installations, expert interventions, master classes and themed workshops, which provide a platform for interactive debate and exchange between audiences and invited filmmakers.
• since inception in 2000, Aflam a Marseille-based organization, has been highlighting the diversity of Arab cultures through the works of filmmakers from the Maghreb, the Middle East, and the Arab Diaspora, thus fostering a better understanding of the Arab world and its current social and political contexts and realities.