About Us

Bahrain Cinema Club is a non-profit cultural institution, operating under the umbrella of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) in the Kingdom of Bahrain, founded in 1980 with the aim of spreading film culture and awareness and stimulating the local film movement. The Bahrain Cinema Club organized and held various cinema festivals and events with the aim of celebrating the Arab Cinema, some of these were:

  • Shadi Abdu Al Salam Days – 1986
  • Tunisian Cinema Days – 1987
  • New Egypt Cinema Days – 1993
  • The International Arab Cinema Festival – 2000
  • Bahrain Film Festival – 2021 until now

At the Bahrain Cinema Club, we believe in the power of film to inspire, educate, and entertain. Our mission is to provide a platform for filmmakers and cinephiles to come together and celebrate the magic of cinema. Through our various events, screenings, and workshops, we aim to create a space where film lovers can connect, learn, and engage with each other.

Our organization is run by a group of passionate volunteers who are committed to making a positive impact on the local film scene. We are driven by our shared love of cinema and our desire to create meaningful experiences for our members. Our events are carefully curated to showcase a diverse range of films from around the world, including documentaries, independent films, classics, and contemporary releases.

As a non-profit organization, we rely on the support of our community to sustain our operations. Our membership program is designed to provide benefits to our members while also helping us to continue to offer high-quality programming. Members receive exclusive access to our events, discounts on tickets and merchandise, and opportunities to participate in special member-only events.

Whether you’re a seasoned film buff or just starting your journey into the world of cinema, the Bahrain Cinema Club is the perfect place to indulge your passion for film. Join us today and be a part of our vibrant community of film lovers.