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April 1, 2016

Middle East Now Festival

From 5 to 10 April Florence speaks the language of cinema

Middle East Now awaits you in Florence 5 to 10 April 2016, for a week of cinema, art and contemporary culture from the Middle East, 44 films, photo exhibitions, special projects, music, food, special guests, and for the first time also a contemporary dance choreography !. Here's what you should not miss:

From Lebanon, the latest film by director Danielle Arbid, who returns to Middle East Now with Parisienne (2015).

Israel, the brilliant documentary Women in Sink Iris Zaki shot in a small hairdressing salon in Haifa.

Italian premiere, the festival presents "LOVE-ISM. The problem of our being together" by Mor Shani (with Pawel Konior and Majon van der Schot), the latest work by one of the most talented young Israeli choreographers. Friday, April 8, at 18:00 at Le Murate - free admission.

A Middle East Now also a lot of food. In addition to the special participation of the Lebanese chef Kamal Mouzawak, with the cooking class "Secrets of the perfect Tabbouleh and the Lebanese" of Saturday, April 9 at the Cordon Bleu cooking school (for info@middleastnow.it inscriptions), and dinner at Teatro del Sale - "Florence meets Beirut" - Thursday, April 7, are so many other moments where you can taste dishes of middle Eastern cuisine.
Two themed cocktails at the Odeon Cinema: "VegetArab. The unexpected "green" heart of Middle Eastern cuisine "(Wednesday, April 6), and" Love & Sweets Middle East Food. Most loved dishes in the Middle East and sweet fantasies "(Sunday, April 10).

Information and detailed program. http://www.middleastnow.it

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