Middle East Now, the film festival dedicated to the Middle East with a focus on Iran

Middle East Now will be from 4 to 9 October 2022, at the Cinema La Compagnia, at the Cinema Stensen and in other Florentine spaces, with a multifaceted program of events, including cinema, documentaries, art, exhibitions, music, food, meetings and cultural projects. This is a festival that has always been characterized by … Read more

In Crossroads, novelist Jonathan Franzen portrays America’s middle

11:00 a.m., September 28, 2022, amended at 1:04 p.m., September 28, 2022 The pages of life turn and the time of innocence fades. Christmas Eve, 1971. An affluent suburb of Chicago. He is a pastor at New Prospect; she is a stay-at-home mom. Russ and Marion Hildebrandt are the parents of four children: Clem (20), … Read more

The sound experience of a journey in music that lasted 25 years between the Mediterranean, the East and the Middle East

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Goes out on October 8 for Finisterre “And so everything sings: dialogues and music for a possible future”, the first cd book from MishMashthe story between notes and words of a 25-year journey in music that saw the Italian band meet sounds and voices from every corner of the world at the crossroads of four … Read more

“Middle East Now”, the Florence festival on the most contemporary Middle Eastern culture

“Middle East Now” get back to Florence from 4 to 9 October 2022to the Cinema The Companyto the Stensen cinema and in other city spaces, with a multiform program of events, including cinema, documentaries, art, exhibitions, music, food, meetings and cultural projects in a broader sense. This is a festival that has always been characterized … Read more

Branduardi: “My Middle Ages from San Francesco to Sant’Ildegarda”

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Angelo Branduardi he is a serious person and like all serious people he is self-deprecating and never serious. He jokes about the air of a guru, but he doesn’t know what it means to put on airs. In the panorama of the author’s song it is unique, in the sense that in formation, themes and … Read more

From 4 to 9 October 2022 Middle East Now returns to Florence, the festival that offers an immersion in the more contemporary Middle Eastern culture through cinema, documentaries, art, comics, music, food, meetings and special events

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Middle East Now returns to Florence from 4 to 9 October 2022, at the Cinema La Compagnia, at the Cinema Stensen and in other city spaces, with a multifaceted program of events, including cinema, documentaries, art, exhibitions, music, food, meetings and projects cultural in a broader sense. This is a festival that has always been … Read more

MedFest, in Lecco the Middle Ages are staged: from monks’ songs to period banquets

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from Barbara Gerosa The songs of the Cistercian monks, the national premiere of “A city of its own”, a medieval dinner at Villa Manzoni among the events of the festival, in its first edition A step back in time, a journey into the past that retraces more than a thousand years of history. From the … Read more

Malpaga, at the castle two nights in the Middle Ages in the light of a thousand candles

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from Rosanna Scardi Today and tomorrow (27 and 28 August) the opportunity to participate in a path between re-enactments, dinners, night visits and workshops Dive into the Middle Agesat the court of Bartolomeo Colleoni, in the village of Malpaga. Today and tomorrow a thousand candles will be lit for the first edition of Lux facta … Read more