Factory 961 – Art Factory, is a Beirut-based non-profit NGO, think tank and creative space that aims to advocate and instigate human rights and human citizenship, denouncing violence and violation of the human spirit in all its forms by cultivating arts and culture in various ways (through the production and distribution of film, theater, music, workshops, panel discussions and outreach programs). The team is made up of filmmakers, professors of cinema, activists, performing artists, and visual artists.

The NGO holds at utmost importance that its message and tools are accessible and beneficial to society as a whole, as it sets out to carefully design outreach programs that artistically empower minorities and local community surrounding them.

Moreover, Factory 961 is a part of ANHAR, a regional network of film organizations that empower communication and collaboration between filmmakers all over the region, nurturing through their projects international human rights to all those in their countries and societies with no political or commercial affiliations.