May 9, 2022

Haven’t caught the first episode of our podcast yet?

Haven’t caught the first episode of our podcast yet? LISTEN NOW! >> https://tinyurl.com/CloseUpPodcast Our podcast is centered around the notion of cultural legacy is one of […]
May 3, 2022

Close Up Partners with The Whickers

Close Up Partners with The Whickers   We are very happy to announce that a brand new documentary funding award for filmmakers in Southwest Asia And […]
May 1, 2022

Two Close Up Projects at Sheffield MeetMarket

Two Close Up Projects at Sheffield MeetMarket Two Close Up projects have been selected for Sheffield DocFest MeetMarket pitching forum! We congratulate the filmmakers and wish […]
April 14, 2022

BAGHDAD ON FIRE in Hot Docs Dealmaker

BAGHDAD ON FIRE in Hot Docs Dealmaker Along with two Close Up projects in Hot Docs Forum, we are thrilled another project will partake in Hot […]
April 13, 2022

FILMMAKER IN FOCUS: Rachida El Garani

FILMMAKER IN FOCUS: RACHIDA EL GARANI Learn about the talented and determined filmmaker Rachida El Garani! Rachida is a Close Up alumna with her film IN […]
April 12, 2022

SHE WAS NOT ALONE Wins Culture Resource Production Grant

SHE WAS NOT ALONE Wins Culture Resource Production Grant Congratulations to director Hussein Al-Asadi and producer Huda Al-Kadhimi! Their project – SHE WAS NOT ALONE – […]
April 11, 2022

Take on Afghanistan at Movies That Matter

Take on Afghanistan at Movies That Matter A few days ago, Movies That Matter hosted an important panel featuring several Close Up filmmakers and friends: Sahra […]
March 29, 2022

MEET THE MENTORS: Bruni Burres

MEET THE MENTORS: Bruni Burres Learn more about the wonderful Bruni! Bruni has been with Close Up from the very beginning, as a Founding Partner and […]
March 24, 2022

DREAM’S GATE at Movies That Matter’s Rough Cut Service

DREAM’S GATE at Movies That Matter’s Rough Cut Service Today we are spotlighting another Close Up project that will participate in Movies That Matter’s Rough Cut […]