LOS ANGELES – Director Merzak Allouache's feature film "Investigating Paradise" will be competing for the Documentary Film Award at the 21st Arab Film Festival in Los Angeles, USA on 27-29 October, said the festival.
DAKHLA (Sahrawi refugee camps)- Some 70 world- renowned artists and human rights defenders from at least 16 countries, are expected Friday in Dakhla (Sahrawi refugee camps) to take part in the International Art Festival, the organizers said Thursday.
ALGIERS- Algerian filmmaker Karim Moussaoui and French-Algerian filmmaker Rayhana Obermeyer received Saturday, in France, the Press Award and the Youth Jury Award, respectively, at the 28th Arab Film Festival of Fameck which wrapped up Monday evening, said the event’s organizers.
 ALGIERS- The 9th International Symphonic Music Festival, which will be marked by the participation of 13 countries, including Italy as a guest of honour, kicked off on Saturday evening at the Opera of Algiers Boualem-Bessaih.
ALEXANDRIA (Egypt)- The documentary film "Chahine in the Algerian cinema" directed by Algerian journalist and filmmaker Salim Aggar received the "golden palm tree" award attributed by the Arab film associations at the 33rd Alexandria Mediterranean Countries International Film Festival which took place from 7 to 12 October under the topic of "cinema and illegal immigration."
DOHA- Three Algerian writers and novelists won prizes in different categories of Katara Prize for Arabic Novel 2017.
ALGIERS- "Le voyage de Keltoum" (Trip of Keltoum), the latest product of filmmaker Anis Djaad received Wednesday in Dakar, Senegal, best short fiction movie's award at the 17th film festival Picture and Life, which wrapped up October 11, the event's organizers said.
ALGIERS- Algeria is to take part in the seventh Old Towns Festival to be held in December in the Mauritanian town of Tichitt, the ministry of Culture said Thursday in a statement.
BOUIRA- The first edition of the national Tamazight literature and book fair will be held in Bouira (122-km southeast of Algiers) in December, the province's Culture Director El Hachemi Bouhired told APS.
 ALGIERS-Fourteen countries including Italy, the guest of honour, will partake in the 9th International Symphonic Music Festival (FCIMS), scheduled for 14-18 October at the Opera of Algiers Boualem Bessaih, Commissioner of the festival Abdelkader Bouazzara said Tuesday.