Roberto Ruta

27 May 2015

EXHIBITIONS 2015: “Everyday Middle East”, powerful shots of daily life directly from Instagram

A special photo-exhibition at ETRA Studio Tommasi Gallery, presenting “Everyday Middle East” (@everydaymiddleeast), the Instagram-based
25 April 2015

FESTIVAL WINNERS: all the films and the directors awarded at this edition

The Iranian documentary “NO LAND’S SONG” is the winner of the “Middle East Now Audience Award”, the Afghan short “ANGELUS NOVUS” won the “NYU Florence Best Short Film”, from […]
26 March 2015

MUSIC 2015: performer artist and musician THE NARCICYST special guest

Middle East Now presented the first appearance in Italy of THE NARCICYST, the  charismatic and talented artist from Iraq, leading light of Arabic hip-hop. The Narcicyst gave a […]
28 February 2015

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE 2015: Nasser Alzayani in “Finding the Middle East in Florence”

The special project by the young Bahraini artist Nasser Alzayani, produced for the festival 2015. Nasser expresses himself best through drawing, and His artwork usually consists of moments […]
27 February 2015

CINEMA PREVIEW: the festival app website with all the cinema programme

The special website PREVIEW MIDDLE EAST NOW dedicated to the film program of this edition, with all the synopsis of the films, trailers and multimedia contents; a project […]
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, […]