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  • Resisting Borders short film program with the Toronto Palestine Film Festival 
    Resisting Borders short film program with the Toronto Palestine Film Festival 

    Posted: Sep 18, 2020

    Toronto Palestine Film Festival: Resisting Borders Short Film Program Available starting 3 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 $5 (Canadian dollars)  More info + Tickets ArteEast is pleased to co-present the short film program Resisting Borders with the Toronto Palestine Film Festival (happening online Sept. 23-29, 2020). Audiences around the world can enjoy this program with on-demand availability for […]

  • SAVED FROM THE WATERS: FILMS BY SAFAA FATHY
    SAVED FROM THE WATERS: FILMS BY SAFAA FATHY

    Posted: Sep 3, 2020

    SAVED FROM THE WATERS: FILMS BY SAFAA FATHY Tamaas/Earth Arts Justice, ArteEast, and Maysles Documentary Center present nine films by Egyptian/French poet and filmmaker Safaa Fathy that offer a window into Fathy’s expansive body of work and practice. Present in her films as both poet and documentarian, Fathy deftly and tenderly brings to light searingly […]

  • Taking Shape: New Perspectives on Arab Abstraction,  A Zoom Webinar Series
    Taking Shape: New Perspectives on Arab Abstraction, A Zoom Webinar Series

    Posted: May 20, 2020

    ArteEast, is pleased to co-sponsor Taking Shape: New Perspectives on Arab Abstraction, A Zoom Webinar Series Co-organized by NYU's Grey Art Gallery and Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies Session 1: The Barjeel Art Foundation and Taking Shape Thursday, May 28, 12:00 pm EDT Session 2: Arab Abstraction and Arabic Letterforms Thursday, June 4, 6:00 pm EDT Session 3: Modern Art in Algeria and Egypt Thursday, June 18, 6:00 pm EDT

  • Next in the Arab Film Series online: Arab World Shorts Program @ 2pm EDT May 2!

    Posted: Apr 29, 2020

    Join us for the next screening in the Arab Film Series online! ArteEast partnered with the Arab American National Museum, the Arab Film and Media Institute, and Cinetopia Film Festival, to bring together a wide range of new and classic films by Arab and Arab American filmmakers. Mark your calendars for May 2nd @ 2pm EDT for the Arab World Shorts Program! RSVP to receive streaming link http://arabamericanmuseum.org/arab-film-series 

  • ArteEast Interview with curator Suheyla Takesh
    ArteEast Interview with curator Suheyla Takesh

    Posted: Apr 24, 2020

    The symposium Taking Shape: New Perspectives on Arab Abstraction, planned for March 2020 by ArteEast in partnership with NYU’s Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies and Grey Art Gallery, had to be cancelled due to concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, as the pandemic was just beginning to hit NYC. ArteEast conducted this interview with curator Suheyla Takesh in April 2020.

  • Arab Film Series online in partnership with AANM, Arab Film and Media Institute, and Cinetopia Festival

    Posted: Apr 20, 2020

    Tune in for free, exclusive screenings followed by chat talkbacks. RSVP today to receive streaming links by email a few hours before each screening.

  • ArteEast invites you to join us for a tour of the exhibition “The Power of Two Suns” Led by artist Yto Barrada and curator Omar Berrada

    Posted: Oct 2, 2019

    ArteEast invites you to join us for a tour of the exhibition "The Power of Two Suns" Led by artist Yto Barrada and curator Omar Berrada Saturday, October 19th 10:30 AM* at LMCC's Arts Center at Governors Island Upper Gallery 110 Andes Rd, New York, NY 10004 *Note: Ferries to Governors Island depart October 19th at 10am or 10:20am from the Battery Maritime Building in Manhattan. This event is free. Limited attendance strictly by ticket.