Documentarians from the Arab world can submit their films to this event in San Diego.
The festival strives to present top-quality films that offer honest and realistic portrayals of the peoples of the Arab world, their culture, history and politics.
Applicants can submit narrative, documentary, experimental and animated films, both features and shorts, produced between Jan. 1, 2019 and Dec. 31, 2020.
Films must have English subtitles unless there is little or no dialogue.
Selected films will be entered into a competition for audience awards for best feature film and best short film.
The deadline is Jan. 15, 2021.