ArteNews & Events


    Posted: Aug 8, 2022

    This August, the Unpacking the ArteArchive program: MOHAMAD SOUEID RETROSPECTIVE will screen as part of the AANM Arab Film Festival!   Screening online: August 12-21 Available Worldwide RSVP HERE   Film Program Cinema Fouad, Lebanon, 1994, 41 min. Tango of Yearning, Lebanon,1998, 70 min. Nightfall, Lebanon, 2000, 68 min. My Heart Beats Only for Her, Lebanon, […]

  • US Premiere of Memory Box + Q&A with ArteEast
    US Premiere of Memory Box + Q&A with ArteEast

    Posted: Aug 2, 2022

    ArteEast is excited to announce the U.S premiere of Memory Box by Joana Hadjithomas And Khalil Joreige at Film Forum starting August 5!      All 7:40 pm shows from August 5 – 11 will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers recorded especially for this event.  The Q&A is co-presented by ArteEast, and […]


    Posted: Jul 20, 2022

    REHEARSING REALITY August 24-28 RSVP: 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 […]

  • Bloody Beans + Talkback
    Bloody Beans + Talkback

    Posted: Jun 27, 2022

    Bloody Beans + Talkback Online Screening: July 28-31, 2022 Free / $5 suggested donation RSVP at Available Worldwide This July, in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Algerian Independence, Arab Film Series presents Bloody Beans, an experimental take on the Algerian War by Narimane Mari. This program is accompanied by a recorded discussion […]

  • Apply to be a NNAAC fellow with ArteEast!
    Apply to be a NNAAC fellow with ArteEast!

    Posted: Jun 3, 2022

    Apply now to become a NNAAC Transformative Leaders Fellow working with ArteEast!   The NNAAC Fellowship program is a leadership development training program that has been developed through the National Network for Arab American Communities. The program is designed for Arab American undergraduate juniors or seniors or graduate level college students, or recent graduates. Fellows […]

  • Artwrld NFT platform features artist Walid Raad’s new digital artwork benefitting ArteEast!
    Artwrld NFT platform features artist Walid Raad’s new digital artwork benefitting ArteEast!

    Posted: Mar 16, 2022

    Check out Artnet’s article on the launch of Artwrld NFT platform featuring artist Walid Raad’s new digital artwork benefitting ArteEast! “First up is a project by Artwrld’s third co-founder, artist Walid Raad. Called Festival of Gratitude, the project comprises a series of computer-generated birthday cakes for global dictators, sheikhs, presidents, and other 20th-century rulers. It’s set […]


    Posted: Jan 28, 2022

    We’d love to hear from you! As we plan for the future, we invite you to share your thoughts about ArteEast: what programs have you loved, what would you like to see, whether you are ready to attend events again in person. Please take a few minutes to take our audience survey, we look forward to […]

  • Ib’atli Gawab / Signed, Sealed, Delivered
    Ib’atli Gawab / Signed, Sealed, Delivered

    Posted: Nov 4, 2021

      Ib’atli Gawab / Signed, Sealed, Delivered: On longing and political resistance through epistolary forms in four essay-films. Curated by Line Ajan Online Screening: Nov. 18-21 RSVP at Tickets Free / 5$ suggested donation Featuring works by Mona Benyamin, Emily Jacir, Ossama Mohammed & Wiam Siav Bedirxan, and Akram Zaatari Inspired by two love […]

  • Artist Spotlight Sale: Mohamed Ben Soltane
    Artist Spotlight Sale: Mohamed Ben Soltane

    Posted: Oct 1, 2021

    It is with great excitement that ArteEast shares an Artist Spotlight interview with Mohamed Ben Soltane, whose work is currently part of our special Artist Spotlight Sale on     Ben Soltane’s Contre l’Oubli (Hommage à El Mekki) is a mosaic triptych dedicated to the prominent Tunisian painter Hatem El Mekki (1918–2003). All proceeds […]

  • Where do we go from here?
    Where do we go from here?

    Posted: Mar 24, 2021

    Presented in association with ArteEast’s fundraising exhibition Legacy Trilogy: Past, Present, Future. Check out works by Ganzeer and Bassem Yousri in the Legacy Trilogy exhibition on   Speaker bios: GANZEER: Described as a “chameleon” by Carlo McCormick in the New York Times, Ganzeer operates seamlessly between art, design, and storytelling, creating what he has coined: […]