Roberto Ruta

25 February 2015

FESTIVAL TALKS 2015: “Everyday at 7.30pm” and all the other talks

Conversations, debates, book presentations and insights on major themes and current affairs in the Middle East. The festival invited on stage at Cinema Odeon journalists, reporters, […]
23 February 2015

NEWS: FILM SELECTION OF MIDDLE EAST NOW 2015

The film selection of Middle East Now 2015 is announced, and the complete program of the screenings and the events is coming soon. 43 films in the […]
22 February 2015

NEWS: Preview cinema and special project 2015

Middle East Now festival is coming back to Florence from 8 to 13 April 2015 with the 6th edition. The international festival of cinema, documentary, contemporary art, music, […]
20 February 2015

NEWS: “TRAVELING IN THE MIDDLE EAST” IS THE MAIN THEME OF THE FESTIVAL 2015

The theme of the sixth edition of the festival will be “Traveling through the Middle East”, and it will be developed through a series of events, screenings, […]
18 February 2015

WORKSHOP: “Middle East DOC LAB” in collaboration with Greenhouse

On the occasion of the festival, a workshop dedicated to the development of documentary films in collaboration with Greenhouse: at this edition, 6 projects selected for a day of […]
14 January 2015

NEWS: MIDDLE EAST NOW SUMMER NIGHTS, cinema under the stars on the occasion of Estate Fiorentina 2015

Three special screenings in Piazza SS. Annunziata: six titles, among premières and awarded films, to present the contemporary Middle East within the calendar of ESTATE FIORENTINA 2015 […]
28 November 2014

VIDEO & REPORT MIDDLE EAST NOW 2014

It’s now online the video report of the 5th edition of Middle East Now, which was held in Florence from 9 through 14 April 2014. A visual […]
26 November 2014

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 2015 IS NOW CLOSED!

The Call for Submissions for Middle East Now 2015 is now closed. The results of the official selection will be announced by March 7. The festival thanks all […]
20 October 2014

HANY ABU-ASSAD SPECIAL GUEST OF THE FESTIVAL 2014

Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad, the acclaimed author of “Paradise Now” and nominated at the Academy Awards 2014 with his latest film “Omar”, will be the special […]