Roberto Ruta

22 March 2017

Workshop: il DOC LAB in collaborazione con Greenhouse

Sabato 8 aprile torna il DOC LAB dedicato allo sviluppo di progetti di documentario: un case study e un workshop dedicato ai registi con progetti di […]
22 March 2017

FASHION: Harakat Sisters present “Urban Sounds from Casablanca to Beirut”

The festival presents the work and creativity of the Harakat Sisters, young fashion designers based between Beirut, Casablanca and Paris, founders of the creative studio that […]
22 March 2017

The photo exhibition “Saudi Tales of Love” by Tasneem Alsultan

Saudi Tales of Love is a photographic journey through hidden dreams and stories of women who live in Saudi Arabia, one of the most closed societies […]
22 March 2017

Cooking class with famous Iraqi chef Philip Juma

Philip Juma – founder of Juma Kitchen, famous supper clubs and pop up restaurants in London, to raise awareness on the Iraqi dishes in Europe and the […]
22 March 2017

Young artist CHNDY presents “Ali Baba can’t be found here”

The first edition of the “Middle East Now x Crossway Foundation Residency Programme” is the result of a close partnership between the festival and the Crossway […]
8 January 2017

New partnership for the MIDDLE EAST NOW x CROSSWAY FOUNDATION Residency Program

Middle East Now is delighted to announce its partnership with Crossway Foundation, by establishing the Middle East Now x Crossway Foundation Residency Program. After two successful […]
15 September 2016


It’s now open the Call for Submissions of the 8th edition of Middle East Now, that will be held in Florence from 4 to 9 April 2017. We are looking for feature films, documentaries, shorts and animation films produced in 2015-2016-2017 and […]
11 September 2016

VIDEO: Watch the report of Middle East Now 2016 with all its protagonists and special events

It is online the video report of the sixh edition of the festival, which was held in Florence from 5 to 10 April 2016. A full immersion on […]
13 April 2016

NEWS 2016: Winners and Awards of Middle East Now 2016

Palestinian feature “The Idol” by Hany Abu-Assad wins the Audience Award, and a special mention to “Barakah meets Barakah”, the Saudi romantic comedy by Mahmoud Sabbagh. […]