SPECIAL EVENTS 2018

9 September 2021

Middle East is back! In Florence from 28 September – 3 October

From 28 September to 3 October 2021, Middle East Now presents its 12th edition, which will be physically held at the Cinema La Compagnia, Cinema Stensen and […]
22 June 2021

Middle East Now – Summer Flix: 6,13, 20, 27 July, the summer program at the Uffizi open air cinema for Estate Fiorentina

Middle East Now festival presents the “Middle East Now – Summer Flix”, a program of special film screenings within Apriti Cinema, the open air cinema arena […]
22 March 2021

Call for Submissions 2021: extended deadline 30 July!

How to participate at Middle East Now 2021! It’s now open the Call for Submissions of the 12th edition of Middle East Now, that will be held in Florence from 28 […]
14 October 2020

All the Awards of Middle East Now 2020

“Between Heaven and Earth” by the Palestinian director Najwa Najjar wins the Middle East Audience Award. The “Cinema Iran 2020 Award” dedicated to Felicetta Ferraro goes […]
6 October 2020

Middle East Now is also online! Have a look at the films in streaming at Più Compagnia

From 6 to 11 October 2020 you can watch the films of this edition in streaming, even with extra contents, accessing the Più Compagnia virtual screenig […]
27 September 2020

Download the Festival Guide 2020

Click here to download the Middle East Now festival guide 2020
26 September 2020

“SEVEN BY SEVEN”: photographic project and exhibition at MAD curated by Roï Saade

7 talented young Middle Eastern photographers gathered to provide a personal visual perspective of their city – Baghdad, Beirut, Marrakesh, Tehran, Dubai, Istanbul and Algieri – […]
26 September 2020

The program of Middle East Now 2020 is online!

Have a look at the daily program at Cinema La Compagnia: TUESDAY 6 OCTOBER WEDNESDAY 7 OCTOBER THURSDAY 8 OCTOBER FRIDAY 9 OCTOBER SATURDAY 10 OCTOBER […]
25 September 2020

MUSIC FOR FILMS: special guest the composer OMAR FADEL

An absolute novelty of this edition – in line with the festival theme “Visual Voices” – is the “MUSIC FOR FILMS” focus, dedicated to the soundtracks […]
23 September 2020

VISUAL VOICES: watch the festival teaser of this edition

“VISUAL VOICES” from the Middle East is the festival theme 2020. The cultural, cinematic and artistic domain are active forums for social engagement in the Middle East. […]