ArteEast is pleased to present an interview with artist Charbel Samuel Aoun as part of our Artist Spotlight series. Charbel Samuel Aoun is an artist of Lebanese descent born in 1980 in Fanar, Mount Lebanon. He currently lives and works between Beirut and Paris. An architect by training, he left architectural firms and planted a […]
ArteEast’s ArteArchive consists of over 2500+ films and videos by artists from the MENA region, collected over the course of the organization’s 15+ years of film programming. A number of these programs showcased films that are rarely seen outside of the Arab world, including works that were especially restored, re-mastered and digitized by ArteEast. ArteEast seeks to preserve and make publicly available these important works.
Bloody Beans + Talkback Online Screening: July 28-31, 2022 Free / $5 suggested donation RSVP at arabfilmseries.org 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 […]
PRESENT ABSENCE Screening Online: July 14-17 RSVP: artearchive.org This selection of films draws from ArteEast’s ArteArchive to explore the notion of absence–that which is erased, missing or forgotten–as a central theme in the works of Lebanese filmmakers Marwa Arsanios, Ahmad Ghossein, and Ghassan Halwani Both Marwa Arsanios and Ghassan Halwani use animation as a means […]
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