SPECIAL EVENTS 2018

14 November 2019

The Call for Submissions 2020 is now open!

HOW TO PARTICIPATE AT MIDDLE EAST NOW 2020. It’s now open the Call for Submissions of the 11th edition of Middle East Now, that will be held in Florence from 31 March […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
25 March 2019

Download the Festival Guide 2019

Click here to download the Festival Guide 2019  
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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