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  • Arab Film Series – June Pride Program
    Arab Film Series – June Pride Program

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    ArteEast is pleased to present the upcoming Arab Film Series special program of Arab Queer films in celebration June Pride month.  Screening Online: June 24-26 RSVP at arabfilmseries.org Free with RSVP! Tickets Limited! Film Program: Brothers, Mike Mosallam, United States, 2018, 9 mins Son of a Dancer, Georges Hazim, Lebanon, 2018, 20 mins Dearborn Ash, […]

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

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    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 […]

  • THE SECOND INTIFADA – TWENTY YEARS ON
    THE SECOND INTIFADA – TWENTY YEARS ON

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    THE SECOND INTIFADA – TWENTY YEARS ON Screening Online June 9- 12 RSVP at ArteArchive.org The Second Intifada heralded a particularly fresh, urgent and experimental approach to filmmaking, in tune with the uprisings to which it contributed.  Working at a distance from both the main political organizations and, often, the aesthetic insistences of Global Northern […]

  • INTIMATE DISTANCE
    INTIMATE DISTANCE

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      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

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    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”

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    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!

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    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

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    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 […]

  • 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!

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    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 […]

  • MOHAMAD SOUEID RETROSPECTIVE
    MOHAMAD SOUEID RETROSPECTIVE

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    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 […]