For the first time in the history of Arab Cinema , the Critics Awards, an initiative created by the Arab Cinema Center (ACC), will bring together the finest film critics from all over the world to select the best Arab films every year in the following categories: Best Film, Best Director, Best Writer, Best Actress, and Best Actor. The ceremony is slated to take place at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2017.
Abdul Sattar Naji
Kuwait
Ahmed Shawky
Egypt
Bashar Ibrahim
Palestine, UAE
Deborah Young
USA
Dragan Rubeša
Croatia
ERFAN RASHID
IRAQ, ITaLY
Finn Halligan
UK
Hamadi Keroum
Morocco
Hauvick Habéchian
Lebanon
Houda Ibrahim
Lebanon, France
Hussam Assi
Palestine, UK
Ibrahim Al Ariss
Lebanon
Jay Weissberg
USA
Kais Kassem
Iraq, Sweden
Khalil Demmon
Morocco
Mohamed Rouda
Lebanon
Mohammed Bougalleb
Tunisia
Nabil Hadji
Algeria
Nadim Jarjoura
Lebanon
Ola Al-Sheikh
Palestine, UAE
Olivier Barlet
France
Ossama Abdel Fattah
Egypt
Samir Farid
Egypt
Sydney Levine
USA
Tarek El Shennawi
Egypt
Ziad Khouzaie
Iraq, UK