The Annual Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival (RAKFAF – #rakfaf2018) is set to return from 16th February to 2nd March 2018. Bringing together people from across the UAE and around the globe, the event aims at celebrating art, creating opportunities for cultural exchange, and supporting the creative and artistic sectors.
To that end, RAKFAF highlights the creative spirit of both Emirati and expatriate artists in a variety of categories, and showcases the talent and work of local artists, musicians, photographers, and filmmakers in a community setting.
On 23 February 2018, Nayla Al Khaja’s short film Animal will be presented at the Film Screening and Awards Night in the category ‘Short Films’. Like every year, the event will feature and reward diverse perspectives from some of the UAE’ s most talented filmmakers.
A not-for-profit initiative the festival is part of the community engagement endeavors of the Al Qasimi Foundation, and all proceeds from ticket sales are reinvested to build the Festival and provide a memorable experience for the guests.