Special Exhibitions

RAKFAF features six special exhibitions in collaboration with our cultural partners including Marinko Sudac Foundation, US Mission to the UAE, Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands in Abu Dhabi, Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Dubai, Consulate General of France in Dubai, and FLICK Camera.
Each bayt is dedicated to understanding how our partners identify and define "Nature." In celebrating unity and diversity from Asia and Europe to the Americas, take an artistic flight around the world in Al Jazeera Al Hamra Heritage Village.

Thought-Provoking Cinema

The Chocolate War

Middle East Premiere of THE CHOCOLATE WAR documentary by Miki Mistrati, followed by a Panel Discussion on ethical sourcing of cocoa and production of chocolate with human rights lawyer Terry Collingsworth, the Director Miki Mistrati, and Mette Bjerregaard, Impact Producer at Made In Copenhagen, and Iman Suguitan, Co-founder of Co Chocolat.

Date & Time: Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 | 8:00 PM

Foreign Film Nights

Foreign Film Nights featuring movies from France and South Korea. Immerse yourself in the beautiful surroundings of the Al Jazeera Al Hamra Heritage Village and watch the films under the glittering sky of Ras Al Khaimah in cozy winter weather.

Date & Time: Fridays, Feb 17 & 24 2023 | 8: 00 PM

Films courtesy of Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Dubai, Embassy of France in Abu Dhabi and Consulate General of France in Dubai, and Institute Français. 


Curated Gastronomic Indulgence

A curated regional Italian culinary adventure with Paolo & Kelly Picarazzi of Antica from Australia in the ancient pearling village of Al Jazeera Al Hamra, Ras Al Khaimah.

Serving a four course set menu featuring locally sourced produce from RAK’s organic farms, as well as Italian and Australian delicacies – presented with Antica’s unique cultural dining experience and storytelling format.

Date & Time: Feb 11 & 12, 2023 | 7:00 – 10:00 PM


Stimulating Conversations

The RAKFAF Speaker Series


  • About Avant-Garde: The Legacy of OHO Group with Marko Pogaçnik and David Nez
    • Date & Time: Feb 5, 2023 | 6:00 – 7:00 PM

  • Life on Land: Wildlife Conservation and Biodiversity
    • Date & Time: Feb 11, 2023 | 6:00 – 7:00 PM

  • Oceanic Organisms: The Rich World of Marine Life in the UAE
    • Date & Time: Feb 19, 2023 | 6:00 – 7:00 PM
  • Persistence in Preservation: Conserving Cultural Heritage in Ras Al Khaimah
    • Date & Time: Feb 25, 2023 | 6:00 – 7:00 PM