1st International Raqs Film Festival

 

In celebration of the creative innovation made over the past year, we are accepting submission for consideration in inclusion in the First International Raqs Film Festival.

Films should feature dance styles such as: Raqs Sharqi, MENAHT (contemporary or folkloric), or fusion styles.

The due date for consideration is May 31st.

Raqs Film Festival & Raqsi Awards Ceremony

In celebration of the creative innovation made over the past year, join us for a Virtual Film Festival. Our Jury has curated a wonderful selection of videos and films produced by dancers from March 2020-May 2021. Join us for the festival, Vote for your favorite film and tune in for the awards ceremony on Sunday, June 27 at 4pm PT. 

Film Fest will be available for viewing from June 12-27, 24/7. Tickets are included with your video submission, workshop purchase or for individual purchase.

Workshops on Dance Film Creation

Register now for LIVE and On-Demand Workshops

Festival Jury

Get to know the dancers and producers that have curated the festival and will vote on the winners of the Raqsi Awards. 

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