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  • SPACES OF EXCEPTION + Talkback
    SPACES OF EXCEPTION + Talkback

    SPACES OF EXCEPTION + Talkback Online Screening: March 24-27 RSVP at arabfilmseries.org Marking the 46th commemoration of Land Day this March, the Arab Film Series is proud to present Spaces of Exception, directed by Matt Peterson and Malek Rasamny. Profiling the American Indian reservation alongside the Palestinian refugee camp, this work is an attempt to understand the significance of the land – its […]

  • 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!

    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

    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 […]

  • LIFE WITHOUT BASKETBALL + Panel Discussion
    LIFE WITHOUT BASKETBALL + Panel Discussion

    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 […]

  • ARTEEAST AUDIENCE SURVEY
    ARTEEAST AUDIENCE SURVEY

    We’d love to hear from you! As we plan for the future, we invite you to share your thoughts about ArteEast: what programs have you loved, what would you like to see, whether you are ready to attend events again in person. Please take a few minutes to take our audience survey, we look forward to […]

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

    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 artearchive.org   “South West Asia and North Africa, there are historical records of women’s cinema since the 1920s. However, a lack of state […]

  • THANK YOU to all who contributed to ArteEast on #GivingTuesday! We are grateful for the support of the ArteEast community. Gifts to support ArteEast make our programs possible, and enable us to realize our mission, building bridges of understanding through the power of art. **It’s not too late to donate! Click here to learn about ways to […]

  • Nov 30 is GivingTuesday!
    Nov 30 is GivingTuesday!

    On GivingTuesday, November 30, individuals worldwide will come together to contribute to real change in our communities. ArteEast invites you to join us on this global day of generosity.  Your donation to ArteEast, no matter the amount, can make a difference! 

  • Ib’atli Gawab / Signed, Sealed, Delivered
    Ib’atli Gawab / Signed, Sealed, Delivered

      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 artearchive.org Tickets Free / 5$ suggested donation Featuring works by Mona Benyamin, Emily Jacir, Ossama Mohammed & Wiam Siav Bedirxan, and Akram Zaatari Inspired by two love […]

  • Artist Spotlight Sale: Mohamed Ben Soltane
    Artist Spotlight Sale: Mohamed Ben Soltane

    It is with great excitement that ArteEast shares an Artist Spotlight interview with Mohamed Ben Soltane, whose work is currently part of our special Artist Spotlight Sale on Artsy.net/arteeast.     Ben Soltane’s Contre l’Oubli (Hommage à El Mekki) is a mosaic triptych dedicated to the prominent Tunisian painter Hatem El Mekki (1918–2003). All proceeds […]