EVENTS

1 April 2013

SPECIAL GUEST 2013: Hollywood star Stephen Dorff at the festival with “Zaytoun”

The Hollywood star Stephen Dorff was in Florence for the opening of “Middle East Now” festival with the Italian premiere of Zaytoun, the latest film by the […]
10 September 2013

2013: LEBANESE DESIGNER RANA SALAM IS SPECIAL GUEST OF THE FESTIVAL

RANA SALAM, special guest of this edition The Lebanese designer Rana Salam, graphic artist among the most popular of the whole Middle East, will be among the […]
24 March 2014

EXHIBITIONS 2014: the photographic project “Occupied Pleasures” by Tanya Habjouqa

The photographic project on small daily pleasures of life in the Occupied Territories and Gaza, winner of a World Press Photo 2014 in the category “daily […]
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 […]
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 […]
30 May 2015

SPECIAL GUEST: Iranian actress Fatemeh Motamed-Arya on the spotlight at the festival

Among the special guests in Florence will be the acclaimed Iranian actress Fatemeh Motamed-Arya, “Simin”, considered to be one of the greats of Iranian cinema, who, after having […]
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 […]
3 March 2018

“Hashtag # Middleast” is the theme of the festival 2018

Middle East Now wants to to tag the strong themes of the contemporary Middle East, among internet, social media and real changes within the society. The 2018 edition […]
28 March 2018

The exhibitions THE PEOPLE’S SALON and FLYING BOYS by Tamara Abdul Hadi

Tamara Abdul Hadi is one of the most established Middle Eastern photographers, co-founder of Rawiya, the first group of women photographers in the Middle East. With […]
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