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14 March 2016

PROJECT-EXHIBITION 2016: “My Lebanon” by the young artist and illustrator Nour Flayhan

“My Lebanon” is a colourful and ironic declaration of love for the Lebanon by the young artist and illustrator Nour Flayhan, especially conceived for the festival […]
15 March 2016

EXHIBITIONS 2016: “OUR LIMBO” by Natalie Naccache and “LIVE, LOVE, REFUGEE” by Omar Imam

Special events include two exhibitions on Syrian refugees seen as more than statistics: “Our Limbo” by the Lebanese photographer Natalie Naccache, and “Live, Love, Refugee” by […]
16 March 2016

FOOD 2016: Lebanese chef and food activist Kamal Mouzawak, special guest at the festival

Lebanese food activist Kamal Mouzawak, leading light on the Lebanese culinary and food lifestyle scene, special guest at the festival Chef and restaurateur Kamal Mouzawak is […]
17 March 2016

NEWS 2016: The festival pays homage to the Turkish director Yeşim Ustaoğlu

Yeşim Ustaoğlu is among the very few female directors in Turkey and is considered to be among the trailblazers of contemporary Turkish cinema. The festival presents a […]
27 March 2016

CINEMA 2016: all the films and the special focuses of the program 2016

The contemporary Middle East is once again under the spotlight in Florence from 5 to 10 April 2016, with the 7th edition of Middle East Now, […]
27 March 2016

NEWS 2016: Download the Middle East Now 2016 Guide, with all the screenings and events

Download the official guide of the festival, with the full program of screenings, exhibitions and special events, the daily calendar with all the venues involved, and […]
1 April 2016

CINEMA PREVIEW 2016: The special Preview website in now online, to discover all the films at this edition

The special website dedicated to the cinema program is now online, with all the details about the films presented, the synopsis, the trailers, the daily schedule and all […]
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. […]
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 […]