The Critics
Awards Nominations
Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim
Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim
Best Screenplay
(Ahmed Amer)


Sherif Bandary
Egypt | 2016
Beauty and the Dogs
Beauty and the Dogs
Best Actress
(Mariam Al Ferjani)


Kaouther Ben Hania
Tunisia | 2017
Benzine
Benzine
Best Actress
(Sondos Belhassen)


Sarra Abidi
Tunisia | 2017
Ghost Hunting
Ghost Hunting
Best Documentary


Raed Andoni
Palestine | 2017
Headbang Lullaby
Headbang Lullaby
Best Director
(Hicham Lasri)


Hicham Lasri
Morocco | 2017
Last Men in Aleppo
Last Men in Aleppo
Best Documentary


Firas Fayyad
Syria | 2017
Taste of Cement
Taste of Cement
Best Documentary


Ziad Kalthoum
Lebanon, Syria | 2017
The Blessed
The Blessed
Best Director
(Sofia Djama)


Sofia Djama
Algeria | 2017
The Insult
The Insult
Best Film
Best Director
(Ziad Doueiri)
Best Actor
(Adel Karam )
Best Screenplay
(Ziad Doueiri & Joelle Touma )


Ziad Doueiri
Lebanon | 2017
The Journey
The Journey
Best Actress
(Zahra Ghandour)


Mohamed Al Daradji
Iraq | 2017
The Preacher
The Preacher
Best Actor
(Amr Saad )


Magdy Ahmed Ali
Egypt | 2016
Volubilis
Volubilis
Best Film


Faouzi Bensaïdi
Morocco | 2017
Wajib
Wajib
Best Film
Best Actor
(Mohamed Bakri)
Best Screenplay
(Annemarie Jacir)


Annemarie Jacir
Palestine | 2017
Barakah Meets Barakah
Barakah Meets Barakah
Best Actor
(Hisham Fageeh)

Mahmoud Sabbagh
Saudi Arabia | 2016
Blessed Benefit
Blessed Benefit
Best Actor
(Ahmed Taher)

Mahmoud al Massad
Jordan | 2016
Clash
Clash
Best Screenplay
(Khaled Diab - Mohamed Diab)
Best Director
(Mohamed Diab)
Best Film

Mohamed Diab
Egypt | 2016
Foreign Body
Foreign Body
Best Actress
(Sarah Hannachi)

Raja Amari
Tunisia | 2016
Hedi
Hedi
Best Actor
(Majd Mastoura)
Best Film

Mohamed Ben Attia
Tunisia | 2016
In the Last Days of the City
In the Last Days of the City
Best Film

Tamer El Said
Egypt | 2016
The Last of Us
The Last of Us
Best Screenplay and Best Director
(Ala Eddine Slim)

Ala Eddine Slim
Tunisia | 2016
Tramontane
Tramontane
Best Actress
(Julia Kassar)

Vatche Boulghourjian
Lebanon | 2016
Withered Green
Withered Green
Best Actress
(Heba Ali)
Best Screenplay and Best Director
(Mohammed Hammad)

Mohammad Hammad
Egypt | 2016