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  • Arab Film Series Online: Breaking Fast + Talkback
    Arab Film Series Online: Breaking Fast + Talkback

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    Breaking Fast + Talkback Saturday, April 24, 2021 AT 6 PM EDT Set against the twinkling lights of West Hollywood, Breaking Fast is a romantic comedy that follows Mo, a practicing Muslim still reeling from heartbreak. When an all-American guy named Kal offers to join him in his nightly iftar—the traditional meal eaten by Muslims […]

  • Legacy Trilogy: Artists + Curators Talk
    Legacy Trilogy: Artists + Curators Talk

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    Join us April 17 @ 3PM EDT for a live conversation with the curators and artists of ArteEast’s Legacy Trilogy exhibition! Legacy Trilogy co-curators Olivia Farhat and Lila Nazemian will discuss the works of artists across all three editions of the show, followed by a Q&A with participating artists, who will elaborate on their practice […]

  • Where do we go from here?
    Where do we go from here?

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    Presented in association with ArteEast’s fundraising exhibition Legacy Trilogy: Past, Present, Future. Check out works by Ganzeer and Bassem Yousri in the Legacy Trilogy exhibition on http://www.artsy.net/arteeast   Speaker bios: GANZEER: Described as a “chameleon” by Carlo McCormick in the New York Times, Ganzeer operates seamlessly between art, design, and storytelling, creating what he has coined: […]

  • Arab Film Series online: 7 x 7 // 7 Artists, 7 Years
    Arab Film Series online: 7 x 7 // 7 Artists, 7 Years

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    Join us for the next program in the Arab Film Series online! Marking the seventh year of the war in Yemen, on March 19, 2021, ArteEast in partnership with the Arab American National Museum and AFMI presents a special Arab Film Series online screening: 7 x 7 | 7 Artists, 7 Years Friday, March 19, 2021 […]

  • ArteEast’s Legacy Trilogy exhibition March 7 – April 30 on artsy.net/arteeast
    ArteEast’s Legacy Trilogy exhibition March 7 – April 30 on artsy.net/arteeast

    Date: Mar 07, 2021 - Apr 07, 2021

    ArteEast is proud to present the Legacy Trilogy series of exhibitions celebrating the organization’s legacy as a forum for contemporary art practices from the MENA region. This fundraising exhibition consists of three parts: Past, Present, and Future, March 7 – April 30, 2021 on artsy.net/arteeast. CHECK OUT THE LEGACY TRILOGY EXHIBITION CATALOGUE! The Past edition features […]

  • Arab Film Series Online: There is a Field + Talkback
    Arab Film Series Online: There is a Field + Talkback

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    Arab Film Series Online:  There is a Field (2020) dir. Jen Marlowe  3 p.m. EST Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021 Free with RSVP/$5 suggested donation RSVP for streaming link There is a Field tells the story of Asel Asleh, an unarmed 17-year old Palestinian teenager who was murdered while participating in a demonstration calling for an end to Israeli occupation […]

  • ANNOUNCING THE WORLD PREMIERE OF 3 X 13  An Interactive Online Performance
    ANNOUNCING THE WORLD PREMIERE OF 3 X 13 An Interactive Online Performance

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    ANNOUNCING THE WORLD PREMIERE OF 3 X 13 An Interactive Online Performance Thursday, February 18 FREE/by donation   Join us for the premiere of this interactive online performance co-presented by Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre and ArteEast, and receive exclusive online content from the artists, available for 48 hours. Created by award-winning Director Eimi Imanishi and Choreographer Samar Haddad King, […]

  • Excavating Alternative Histories
    Excavating Alternative Histories

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         Panelists: Naeem Mohaiemen (Artist), Adam Khalil and Zack Khalil (Artists), & Discussant Faye Ginsburg (NYU). This program features artists/scholars exploring/excavating alternative histories and whose practices subvert traditional forms of ethnography. Co-presented by the ARAB FILM FEST COLLAB (ArteEast, Arab American National Museum, Arab Film and Media Institute, & Mizna) and NYU’s Hagop Kevorkian Center for […]

  • Arab Film Fest Collab
    Arab Film Fest Collab

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    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

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    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 […]