The Fipresci Prize

The International Film Critics Award, also known as the FIPRESCI Prize, is an esteemed accolade that is determined to promote film-art and encourage new and young cinema. Each year, this prestigious award is given to outstanding films and filmmakers, who have made significant contributions to the art of storytelling. 

The FIPRESCI prize is awarded at international film festivals or at film festivals of particular importance. 

The FIPRESCI Prize is presented to one of documentaries competing in the Arab Feature Length Documentary section.

The AIFF and FIPRESCI share the goal of highlighting the rich diversity and compelling narratives found within the Arab documentary genre, showcasing the exceptional talents of filmmakers.