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  • 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 […]

  • The Lebanese Rocket Society + Talkback
    The Lebanese Rocket Society + Talkback

    Posted: Aug 11, 2021

    The Lebanese Rocket Society + Talkback Online Screening: August 28 to 29 RSVP HERE, tickets are limited! Free / On Donation Join us for this month’s Arab Film Series online program presenting the feature-length documentary The Lebanese Rocket Society directed by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, which unravels the strange tale of the Lebanese space adventure […]

  • New! Unpacking the ArteArchive online platform
    New! Unpacking the ArteArchive online platform

    Posted: Aug 6, 2021

      ArteEast is pleased to announce our new Unpacking the ArteArchive online platform! Unpacking the ArteArchive highlights ArteEast’s film and video archive,  presenting curators’ selections from the ArteArchive in dialogue with contemporary voices. ArteEast’s ArteArchive is a valuable yet currently inaccessible film and video collection. Unpacking the ArteArchive allows important, mainly independent, video and filmmakers […]


    Posted: Aug 2, 2021

    COLLAPSED PRESENT Screening Online as part of ArteEast’s Unpacking the ArteArchive platform*: August 12 -16 Tickets Free / On Donations – RSVP HERE  Marking the one-year anniversary of the devastating Beirut blast, this program of films and videos from Lebanese artists and filmmakers conveys their direct experience assimilating the overwhelming experience of loss and trauma. […]

  • Exhibition Tour of “A Few in Many Places”
    Exhibition Tour of “A Few in Many Places”

    Posted: Jul 30, 2021

    ArteEast invites you to join a tour of Protocinema’s exhibition, “A Few in Many Places” Led by ArteEast Special Projects curator and Protocinema’s curator New York chapter, Lila Nazemian. Saturday, August 7th, 11 AM* REGISTER HERE Protocinema house on Governors Island | Colonels Row, 410A Limited attendance strictly by ticket *Note: Ferries to Governors Island […]

  • Disrupted Pasts, Displaced Futures
    Disrupted Pasts, Displaced Futures

    Posted: Jul 26, 2021

      DISRUPTED PASTS, DISPLACED FUTURES Online Screening: July 24 – 27 Tickets free / on donation – RSVP HERE Livestream discussion with filmmakers Mariam Mekiwi and Larissa Sansour: July 24 at 12.30 pm EDT Disrupted Pasts, Displaced Futures is a selection of moving image works by contemporary artists from the Middle East and North Africa, blending […]

  • Next Gen Sudan + Talkback
    Next Gen Sudan + Talkback

    Posted: Jun 28, 2021

    Next Gen Sudan + Talkback Thursday, July 15 to Sunday, July 18 Online Stream – Register for Free or $5 Suggested Donation Live Virtual Talkback:  Sunday, July 18, at 3 pm EDT This month’s Arab Film Series brings us an intimate look at Sudanese youth – the challenges they face, the tough lessons learned, and the pride […]

  • Outdoor Summer Film Screening
    Outdoor Summer Film Screening

    Posted: Jun 14, 2021

      On June 22, ArteEast, in collaboration with Rooftop Films, is pleased to present an outdoor summer film screening of short films by Monira Al Qadiri and Nora Štrbová accompanying a feature film presentation by Jane Schoenbrun. Venue: The New York Hall of Science Address: 47-01 111th Street, Corona, NY 11358 8:00 PM: Doors Open 9:00 PM: Films Begin […]

  • Arab Film Fest Collab
    Arab Film Fest Collab

    Posted: Oct 28, 2020

    The Arab Film Fest Collab virtual film festival runs Dec 3-13! ArteEast, the Arab American National Museum (AANM), Arab Film and Media Institute (AFMI), and Mizna collectively present the Arab Film Fest Collab, December 3–13, 2020. With programs featuring films, panel discussions and performances from Southwest Asia and North Africa (SWANA), the AFFC highlights Arab, Afro-Arab and Black SWANA voices, capturing the complexity of the […]

  • Arab Film Series Online: Beauty and the Dogs + Talkback
    Arab Film Series Online: Beauty and the Dogs + Talkback

    Posted: Oct 5, 2020

    ArteEast, in partnership with the Arab American National Museum, Arab Film and Media Institute and Cinetopia Film Festival is pleased to present the latest screening in the Arab Film Series Online Employing impressive cinematic techniques and anchored by a tour-de-force performance from newcomer Mariam Al Ferjani, Beauty and the Dogs presents a gripping moral conundrum […]