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    Posted: Feb 17, 2022

    MOHAMAD SOUEID RETROSPECTIVE Screening Online: March 3-13 RSVP at 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 […]

  • ARCHIVE FEVER: Women’s Cinema from South West Asia & North Africa
    ARCHIVE FEVER: Women’s Cinema from South West Asia & North Africa

    Posted: Jan 20, 2022

    Coming to ArteEast’s Unpacking the ArteArchive platform in February! ARCHIVE FEVER: Women’s Cinema from South West Asia & North Africa   Online Screening: Feb 4-13 Tkts: Free/ $5 Suggested Donation RSVP at   “South West Asia and North Africa, there are historical records of women’s cinema since the 1920s. However, a lack of state […]

  • 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 […]

  • JAM3A Virtual Screening
    JAM3A Virtual Screening

    Posted: Oct 1, 2021

    ArteEast is pleased to co-present a special Arab Film Series program as part of AANM’s JAM3A Festival – a free virtual music and arts festival taking place Sept. 23-26, 2021. Films and musical performances are all free with registration! RSVP for films at:  For more info on the festival go to “ART WAR,” […]

  • Eleven Reflections on September +  Panel Discussion 
    Eleven Reflections on September +  Panel Discussion 

    Posted: Sep 2, 2021

      Eleven Reflections on September +  Panel Discussion  Online Screening: September 9-16  RSVP HERE Free / 5$ suggested Donation Arab Film Series presents this month’s special program Eleven Reflections on September, by Andrea Assaf: a poetry, music, movement and digital media exploration of Arab American experience, Wars on/of Terror, and “the constant, quiet rain of death amidst beauty” […]

  • 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 […]