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FIDADOC #11 : Films call


11th edition of Agadir International Documentary Festival will take place from June 17th to 22nd, 2019.
Two international features competitions : documentaries completed in 2018 or 2019 (Any country, minimum duration of 45′, only Moroccan premieres are considered).

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​5th Biennale internationale de Casablanca : Call for applications


The Biennale Internationale de Casablanca welcomes applications from professional artists to take part in its 5th edition that will take place from 24 September to 1 November 2020.​
The biennale will particularly be interested in works dealing with the written sign, word, text, literature and, by extension, language including vernaculars and relations to colonial linguistic legacies in Africa and beyond. 

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12th Edition Bayimba International Festival of the Arts – Call for submissions/applications

The four-day Bayimba International Festival of the Arts has become an important benchmark for the consumption of the finest Arts. Every first week of August, Lunkulu Island off the shores of L.Victoria comes alive as a vibrant and eventful island when an unparalleled 24/4 hour feast of Music, Dance, Poetry, Storytelling, Acrobatics, Theatre, Film, and Visual Arts from renowned and upcoming Artists is brought to Mukono District.
Since its first edition in 2008, a wide variety of known and upcoming Artists from Uganda, East Africa and beyond have performed at the different stages of the Bayimba International Festival of the Arts. The 12th edition of this acclaimed festival is scheduled to take place from 1st to 4th August 2019 at Lunkulu Island, Mukono, Uganda

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Open call : Arab documentary photography programme

The Arab Fund for Art and Culture (AFAC) and the Prince Claus Fund, in partnership with the Magnum Foundation, are delighted to announce the sixth cycle of the Arab Documentary Photography Programme (ADPP).
The focus of the Arab Documentary Photography Programme is to support compelling non-stereotypical and unconventional visual documentation of important social issues and narratives relevant to the Arab region. In recognition to the image’s power to document, educate and advocate, the ADPP will also explore ways by which documentary photography can reach out to wider audiences and engage with them in a compelling and impactful ways. Photographers may propose to work in a range of non-fiction narrative styles..

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Open Call: Short Film Production Grant

Sharjah Art Foundation invites filmmakers to apply for the Sharjah Film Platform (SFP) Short Film Production Grant. The deadline is 15 March 2019.
Sharjah Film Platform is an annual film initiative organised by the Sharjah Art Foundation in support of the burgeoning art scene in the UAE and surrounding region and provides a critical platform for emerging and established filmmakers, producers, critics and students. SFP includes a curated film programme and award, a public programme of talks and workshops as well as the presentation of the short film from the Short Film Production Grant. SFP screenings will be presented at Mirage City Cinema, Al Mureijah Square in the heritage area of Sharjah and in Al Hamra Cinema, located on Al Arouba Street, Al Mujarrah.

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Open Call - QAYYEM programme in curatorial research

Diverse landscapes of independent art spaces, curatorial projects, art schools and museums, enact various histories, political alignments, axes of solidarity and possible futures. In the Middle East and North Africa, these landscapes are extremely dynamic and in constant flux, affecting the curatorial knowledge produced and shared regionally. Initiated by MASS Alexandria and co-organized alongside the MMAG Foundation and L’appartement 22, in collaboration with the Allianz Cultural Foundation, QAYYEM aims to dismantle, critique and transform the relationship between curatorial knowledge produced here and elsewhere, reflecting on how to operate from within and proposing deep adaptations, while roaming between Amman, Rabat and Alexandria.

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Roberto Cimetta Fund : Job announcement - part time

the Roberto Cimetta Fund is an international association that provides support for artistic and cultural mobility in the Euro-Arab-Middle East area. It has provided 1800 travel grants to date. RCF is in touch with the emerging art scene and has a general overview of artistic and cultural projects taking shape in the Arab world and the Middle East as well as a focus on artists in exile near the conflict zones.
Context for recruting: In the last few years RCF has diversified its funding sources, widening its action and multiplying grants with success. In order to be fully operational, RCF has decided to recrute a project manager in the framework of a Government aided support programme called « parcours emploi compétences »

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Call for applications 2019 / international City(Estate) of arts

the international City(Estate) of arts has just issued its appeal to applications(candidacies) for residences for the international City(Estate) of arts from January, 2019. This call(appeal) is open to artists of the whole world (including of France) of any disciplines (visual arts, writings, music, live performance), of 18 or more years old, which wish to request a residence for a duration from 2 to 12 months in Paris. Call(Appeal) is opened until 1er in September at midnight (Paris time). The artists directly have to apply for this link:

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Call for applications : Mediterranean Youth meeting

The REF - Réseau Euromed France is organizing the « Mediterranean youth » meeting in Tunis (Tunisia), from 25 to 27 April 2019, in partnership with the Tunisian associations PCPA - Soyons active / active, Shanti, FTDES, Art Rue and Chouf.
This meeting comes within the context of the more global program “Mediterranean Youth”, launched on 9 and 10 October 2015 in Paris, gathering 90 participants. The first meeting “Mediterranean Youth.
The objectives of the Tunis meeting will be to develop and promote the issues shared by Mediterranean youth, strengthen the capacities of young people to influence local and regional policies and strengthen the networking of young Mediterranean people involved in civil society.

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Racines Carrées : End of the 2018 incubation and beginning of the 2019 promotion

The first promotion of the incubator Racines Carrées included 12 projects in different artistic disciplines (theater, music, circus, plastic arts, illustration, storytelling, etc.). The first promotion of the Racines Carrées incubator composed by 12 artistic projects (theater, music, circus, painting, illustration, storytelling ... etc.) ended on January 24 and 25, 2019, through the presentation of their projects to be validated by an international jury.
After the call for applications for the 2019 promotion of the incubator, Racines pre-selected 21 artistic projects (music, circus, theater, cinema, photography, literature, dance, plastic arts, etc.) coming from Tangier, Nador, Kenitra, Fès, Rabat, Salé, Casablanca, Azrou, Tiznit, Sidi Kacem and Marrakech.

After the call for applications to integrate the 2019 promotion of the incubator, Racines has shortlisted 21 artistic projects (music, circus, theater, cinema, photography, literature, dance, fine arts, etc.) from Tangiers, Nador , Kenitra, Fez, Rabat, Sale, Casablanca, Azrou, Tiznit, Sidi Kacem and Marrakech. This pre-selection concerns the first incubation stage "pre-test",  which start out from 11 March to 11 June 2019. The project leaders will benefits a one-week generic training, B2B work sessions and avail from the workspace and documentation center of Racines Carrées.

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