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12 October 2017

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 2018 is now closed

The Call for Submissions of the 9th edition of Middle East Now is closed: we will announce the final selection of the festival the 20th of March. — We are […]
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 […]
5 March 2018

Palestinian director ANNEMARIE JACIR, special guest of the Festival

A focus on the Palestinian director ANNEMARIE JACIR, one of the most acclaimed and talented voices of contemporary Arab cinema. A focus will be dedicated to the […]
27 March 2018

Download the Festival Guide 2018

Click here to download the Festival Guide 2018
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 […]
5 July 2018

MIDDLE EAST NOW / THE COLORS OF FEELINGS: the summer program of screenings at the Piazzale degli Uffizi

Four special screenings evenings (26 June, 3, 10 and 17 July) each one dedicated to a color in the beautiful venue of the Piazzale degli Uffizi, […]
18 December 2018

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 2019:
how to participate to the 10th edition!

HOW TO PARTICIPATE AT MIDDLE EAST NOW 2019 It’s now open the Call for Submissions of the 10th edition of Middle East Now, that will be held in Florence from 2 to 7 April […]
19 February 2019

UNTIL WE RETURN: photo-exhibition by Dalia Khamissy

The Lebanese photographer, one of the most prominent name in Middle Eastern photography, tells the stories of Syrian refugees in Lebanon and their desire to return […]
21 February 2019

ISHKAR Craftmanship from countries at war

At the Cinema La Compagnia the pop-up shop exhibition dedicated to ISHKAR, the platform launched by Flore de Taisne and Edmund Le Brun promoting high-crafted items […]