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  • AT THE DISPOSAL OF HUMANITY
    AT THE DISPOSAL OF HUMANITY

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    AT THE DISPOSAL OF HUMANITY Curated by Lila Nazemian, ArteEast Special Projects Curator Featuring works by Shadi Harouni, Daniel Asadi Faezi, Farnaz and Mohammadreza Jurabchian, Elham Hosseinzadeh, and Saeed Dehghani.   Online screening: November 11th – 18th RSVP: artearchive.org Available worldwide FREE with RSVP / $5 suggested donation   Screening at UnionDocs on November 10th […]

  • Arab Film Series October special: Mohammed Shebl’s 1981 film Fangs (Anyab)
    Arab Film Series October special: Mohammed Shebl’s 1981 film Fangs (Anyab)

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    This month on Arab Film Series:  Mohammed Shebl’s 1981 film Fangs (Anyab) “Weaved into its camp aesthetics, horror genre tropes and 80s disco numbers, Anyab provides a running commentary on the social situation in Egypt, from youth unemployment to class struggle, while intersecting sexual politics into the mix. ” (Gasworks) Online Screening: October 27-30, 2022 […]

  • WHAT EXISTED YESTERDAY MIGHT DISAPPEAR TOMORROW
    WHAT EXISTED YESTERDAY MIGHT DISAPPEAR TOMORROW

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    WHAT EXISTED YESTERDAY MIGHT DISAPPEAR TOMORROW Curated by Hind Mezaina October 13-18: Online screening on artearchive.org Free / $5 Suggested Donation Available Worldwide October 12: In-person screening at Alliance Française (Dubai)  Ticket Price 35.00 AED Book your ticket here The past haunts the present in this film program about photography and cinema, featuring four short films […]

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

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    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, […]

  • SOCIAL STUDIES
    SOCIAL STUDIES

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      SOCIAL STUDIES featuring  works by Maher Abi Samra, Marwa Arsanios, Jumana Manna, and Christian Ghazi   In-person Film Screening + Q&A: September 16 Venue: e-flux Screening Room (NYC) Time : 7 – 9:30 PM A conversation with filmmaker Jumana Manna moderated by Amir Husak will follow the screening.    Online Screening: September 17 – […]

  • MOHAMAD SOUEID RETROSPECTIVE
    MOHAMAD SOUEID RETROSPECTIVE

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    This August, the Unpacking the ArteArchive program: MOHAMAD SOUEID RETROSPECTIVE will screen as part of the AANM Arab Film Festival!   Screening online: August 12-21 Available Worldwide RSVP HERE   Film Program Cinema Fouad, Lebanon, 1994, 41 min. Tango of Yearning, Lebanon,1998, 70 min. Nightfall, Lebanon, 2000, 68 min. My Heart Beats Only for Her, Lebanon, […]

  • US Premiere of Memory Box + Q&A with ArteEast
    US Premiere of Memory Box + Q&A with ArteEast

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    ArteEast is excited to announce the U.S premiere of Memory Box by Joana Hadjithomas And Khalil Joreige at Film Forum starting August 5!  All 7:40 pm shows from August 5 – 11 will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers recorded especially for this event.  The Q&A is co-presented by ArteEast, and moderated by […]

  • REHEARSING REALITY
    REHEARSING REALITY

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    REHEARSING REALITY August 24-28 RSVP: artearchive.org REHEARSING REALITY showcases a selection of films that blend fact and fiction, blurring the line between the staged and the improvised. Featuring works by Azin Feizabadi /Kaya Behkalam, and Arvand Dashtaray. The Negotiation (2010): The Negotiation examines scenarios of political conflict through a staged negotiation in a UN Security Council-like set. The script […]

  • Bloody Beans + Talkback
    Bloody Beans + Talkback

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    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 […]

  • PRESENT ABSENCE
    PRESENT ABSENCE

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    PRESENT ABSENCE Screening Online: July 14-17 RSVP: artearchive.org This selection of films draws from ArteEast’s ArteArchive to explore the notion of absence–that which is erased, missing or forgotten–as a central theme in the works of  Lebanese filmmakers Marwa Arsanios, Ahmad Ghossein, and Ghassan Halwani Both Marwa Arsanios and Ghassan Halwani use animation as a means […]