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  • THE VIDEO WORKS OF SHERKO ABBAS: Legacies of Personal Archives Made Collective
    THE VIDEO WORKS OF SHERKO ABBAS: Legacies of Personal Archives Made Collective

    Posted: May 30, 2024

    THE VIDEO WORKS OF SHERKO ABBAS: Legacies of Personal Archives Made Collective Online screening: June 20 – 30 RSVP: artearchive.org Available worldwide FREE / $5 suggested donation In-person Screening: Friday, June 21 Selections from the Video Works of Sherko Abbas Post Screening Q&A with Xeyal Qertel, Director of the NY Kurdish Film Festival Maysles Documentary […]

  • Stories From the Center of the World | Readings from Jordan Elgrably and Omar El-Akkad
    Stories From the Center of the World | Readings from Jordan Elgrably and Omar El-Akkad

    Posted: Apr 29, 2024

    Join editor Jordan Elgrably and author Omar El-Akkad for readings from their acclaimed new book, Stories from the Center of the World: New Middle East Fiction. Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 6 – 7 PM End times are approximate. Events may end early or late. Location:  Tompkins Square Library 331 East 10th Street New York, NY 10009 Fully […]

  • REVOLUTION OF THE WIND
    REVOLUTION OF THE WIND

    Posted: Apr 2, 2024

    REVOLUTION OF THE WIND is a series of Syrian autobiographical fiction and documentary films exploring migration, grief, memory and history following the political instability of the Arab Spring.

  • ARCHIVES OF POWER: The Palestinian Film Archive and the Erasure of History
    ARCHIVES OF POWER: The Palestinian Film Archive and the Erasure of History

    Posted: Feb 14, 2024

    ARCHIVES OF POWER: The Palestinian Film Archive and the Erasure of History Screening Online on artearchive.org  from March 7 – 17, 2024 (Available Worldwide) Screening in-person at Anthology Film Archives from March 8-12, 2024  (Get Tickets Here) Image Credit: Off Frame (aka Revolution Until Victory) , Mohanad Yaqubi Archives, often perceived as impartial guardians of […]

  • FREEDOM IN FRAMES: Stories of Non-violent Resistance
    FREEDOM IN FRAMES: Stories of Non-violent Resistance

    Posted: Dec 15, 2023

    This month’s Arab Film Series online program FREEDOM IN FRAMES looks at nonviolent resistance movements against the Israeli occupation by both Palestinian and Israeli activists, shedding light on real life stories that symbolise courage, determination and hope.    Online Screening: Dec 14- 31  RSVP: arabfilmseries.org Free / $5 Suggested Donation Available Worldwide The program unfolds […]

  • Walid Raad’s NFT Drop
    Walid Raad’s NFT Drop

    Posted: Sep 7, 2022

    Save the date: September 24 is the next drop of artist Walid Raad’s Festival of Gratitude NFT: slices from Ayatollah Khomeini’s birthday cake! Learn more about the Festival of Gratitude collection, a series of computer-generated birthday cakes for global dictators, strongmen and strongwomen, kings and queens, princes and princesses, emirs, sheikhs and sheikhas, sultans, shahs, […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • MOHAMAD SOUEID RETROSPECTIVE
    MOHAMAD SOUEID RETROSPECTIVE

    Posted: Feb 17, 2022

    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 […]