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 […]
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 […]
19 March 2019

LOVE AND REVENGE by Rayess Bek and Randa Mirza

For the first time in Italy LOVE AND REVENGE the live music and video show by hip hop singer and producer Rayess Bek and by the […]
25 March 2019

Download the Festival Guide 2019

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28 March 2019

I, DAREEN T., the theatre play based on the life of Palestinian poetess Dareen Tatour

Thursday April 4th, at 9:00pm at Teatro Cantiere Florida (Via Pisana, 111r – Firenze), on stage the play “I, Dareen T.” in collaboration with Murmuris and the program Materia Prima […]
28 March 2019

THE GLASS BETWEEN US: exhibition by Mohammad Alfaraj at Le Murate. Progetti Arte Contemporanea

Thursday Aprile 4 at 5.00pm,  Le Murate. Progetti Arte Contemporanea presents the exhibition “THE GLASS BETWEEN US”  by Mohammad Alfaraj, protagonist of the fifth edition of the “Middle East Now […]
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. […]