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  • AT THE DISPOSAL OF HUMANITY
    AT THE DISPOSAL OF HUMANITY

    Posted: Oct 19, 2022

    AT THE DISPOSAL OF HUMANITY Curated by Lila Nazemian, ArteEast Special Projects Curator Featuring works by Shadi Harouni, Daniel Asadi Faezi, Farnaz and Mohammadreza Jurabchian, Elham Hosseinzadeh, and Saeed Dehghani.   Online screening: November 11th – 18th RSVP: artearchive.org Available worldwide FREE with RSVP / $5 suggested donation   Screening at UnionDocs on November 10th […]

  • WHAT EXISTED YESTERDAY MIGHT DISAPPEAR TOMORROW
    WHAT EXISTED YESTERDAY MIGHT DISAPPEAR TOMORROW

    Posted: Sep 26, 2022

    WHAT EXISTED YESTERDAY MIGHT DISAPPEAR TOMORROW Curated by Hind Mezaina October 13-18: Online screening on artearchive.org Free / $5 Suggested Donation Available Worldwide October 12: In-person screening at Alliance Française (Dubai)  Ticket Price 35.00 AED Book your ticket here The past haunts the present in this film program about photography and cinema, featuring four short films […]

  • REHEARSING REALITY
    REHEARSING REALITY

    Posted: Jul 20, 2022

    REHEARSING REALITY August 24-28 RSVP: artearchive.org REHEARSING REALITY showcases a selection of films that blend fact and fiction, blurring the line between the staged and the improvised. Featuring works by Azin Feizabadi /Kaya Behkalam, and Arvand Dashtaray. The Negotiation (2010): The Negotiation examines scenarios of political conflict through a staged negotiation in a UN Security Council-like set. The script […]

  • INTIMATE DISTANCE
    INTIMATE DISTANCE

    Posted: Apr 25, 2022

      INTIMATE DISTANCE Online Screening May 26-29 ArteEast is pleased to present the upcoming Arab Film Series online program INTIMATE DISTANCE – a Mother’s Day special on the meaning of motherhood and womanhood from the perspective of two renowned female artists and filmmakers Mona Hatoum and Marianne Khoury.  Hatoum’s personal poetic short film Measures of […]

  • MONUMENTS & FLOWERS
    MONUMENTS & FLOWERS

    Posted: Apr 4, 2022

    MONUMENTS & FLOWERS Online Screening: April 29- May 7 RSVP:  artearchive.org Monuments & Flowers brings together a selection of seminal video work by women artists culled from the archives of ArteEast with the work of contemporary voices including Yto Barrada, Lara Baladi, Marianne Fahmy, Malak Helmy, Maha Maamoun and Setareh Shahbazi with Mirene Arsanios.   How do we reflect upon […]

  • Exhibition tour “Now That We Have Established A Common Ground,” and screening of “Surviving Fortress”
    Exhibition tour “Now That We Have Established A Common Ground,” and screening of “Surviving Fortress”

    Posted: Mar 28, 2022

    Join ArteEast for a tour of Protocinema’s exhibition, “Now That We Have Established A Common Ground,” led by ArteEast Special Projects curator and Protocinema’s Emerging Curator 2022, Lila Nazemian, followed by a screening of “Surviving Fortress,” directed by Farshad Fadaian. Saturday, April 2nd, 2022 5 pm: Exhibition walkthrough with Lila Nazemian, curator 6 pm: Screening, Surviving […]

  • Announcing the Arab Film Fest Collab program for 2022!
    Announcing the Arab Film Fest Collab program for 2022!

    Posted: Mar 17, 2022

    ArteEast is excited to announce that the Arab Film Fest Collab program and festival passes are now live! Check out the variety of films and purchase your pass to reserve your “seat!” Genres include drama, science-fiction, comedy and documentary, in both short-form and feature lengths. Online Festival: April 7-17 Get your passes at arabfilmfestcollab.org Passes […]

  • SPACES OF EXCEPTION + Talkback
    SPACES OF EXCEPTION + Talkback

    Posted: Mar 16, 2022

    SPACES OF EXCEPTION + Talkback Online Screening: March 24-27 RSVP at arabfilmseries.org Marking the 46th commemoration of Land Day this March, the Arab Film Series is proud to present Spaces of Exception, directed by Matt Peterson and Malek Rasamny. Profiling the American Indian reservation alongside the Palestinian refugee camp, this work is an attempt to understand the significance of the land – its […]

  • MOHAMAD SOUEID RETROSPECTIVE
    MOHAMAD SOUEID RETROSPECTIVE

    Posted: Feb 17, 2022

    MOHAMAD SOUEID RETROSPECTIVE Screening Online: March 3-13 RSVP at artearchive.org Free/ Suggested donation $5 Video pioneer, cinema auteur, and television producer Mohamed Soueid has collected stories from his compatriots for most of his adult life. Widely regarded as Beirut’s first video artist, Soueid films defy categorization. Soueid has also worked as a film critic and […]

  • LIFE WITHOUT BASKETBALL + Panel Discussion
    LIFE WITHOUT BASKETBALL + Panel Discussion

    Posted: Feb 3, 2022

    LIFE WITHOUT BASKETBALL + Panel Discussion Online Screening: Feb 17–20  Synopsis: Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir broke records and barriers on her way to become the first Division I athlete to play basketball while wearing hijab. When a controversial ruling ends her chances at playing professionally, she re-examines her faith and identity as a Muslim American. The Arab Film […]