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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 […]
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 […]
16 March 2017

Il corso di lingua araba con Maha, la famosa insegnante di arabo online

Parli l’Arabo? Il festival presenta due lezioni di introduzione alla lingua araba (il 7 e 8 aprile, Cinema La Compagnia) con Maha Yacoub. Modi di dire, […]
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

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

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

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

MUSIC: the talent of Bachar Mar-Khalifé for the first time in Italy

The festival presents French-Lebanese composer and multi-instrumentalist Bachar Mar-Khalifé, among the most renowned talents of the contemporary music, son of the famous oud musician Marcel Khalifé. […]
10 April 2017

The Awards of Middle East Now 2017

Here we go with the winners of the 8th edition of the Middle East Now! The “Middle East Now Audience Award 2017” goes to the film […]