MEFA Festival

The Middle Eastern Film & Arts Festival is about the power of art: its power to raise awareness, evoke emotion and bring about positive change in our society. The media often portrays the Middle East in a way that reinforces negative stereotypes. With the MEFA Festival we want to tell the other side of the story, the story of a modern and a diverse Middle East with a long history and rich artistic culture.

MEFF Association

The Middle Eastern Film Festival association (MEFF ry) is a registered association in Finland. The association was founded in 2014 with the aim of organising an annual Middle Eastern Film and Arts Festival (MEFA Festival) in Helsinki. The MEFF association is religiously and politically independent.