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22 February 2019

FLAVOURS OF IRAQ by Feurat Alani and Leonard Cohen

The exhibition-installation at Cinema La Compagnia inspired by the animation film that tells the personal story of the Iraqi-French reporter Feurat Alani in the visual storytelling […]
23 February 2019

Food special guest will be ANISSA HELOU, the acclaimed chef and author of bestsellers of Middle Eastern cuisine

Anissa Helou will be in Florence with a presentation of her last book “Feast: Food of the Islamic World”, and a special cooking demonstration dedicated to […]
23 February 2019

CINEMA PROGRAM all the feature and short films of the official selection 2019

Now released the final selection of the cinema program of this edition of Middle East Now festival: DIRECTOR IN FOCUS: Asghar Farhadi Fireworks Wednesday di Asghar […]
26 February 2019

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi will be the special guest at Middle East Now 2019

Two times Academy Award winner for “A Separation” and “The Salesman”, Farhadi, one of the most acclaimed authors of contemporary cinema, Farhadi will be in Florence […]
26 February 2019

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi will be the special guest at Middle East Now 2019

At its 10th edition, Middle East Now dedicates a focus to the Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, one of the most accalimed authors of contemporary cinema, already protagonist […]
25 March 2019

Download the Festival Guide 2019

Click here to download the Festival Guide 2019  
8 April 2019

The winners of Middle East Now 2019 – 10th edition

The jury awarded the “Middle East Now 10th Award 2019” to the film KABUL, CITY IN THE WIND by Aboozar Amini, opening film of this edition. […]
29 February 2020

Volunteers Staff: would you like to join the festival team?

Would you like to be part of the staff of this edition of the festival, participate in its organization and live the unique experience of the […]
29 February 2020

The Middle East in comics

A new project dedicated to comics and graphic novels, which aims to observe the Middle East from a different point of view: stories in color or […]