Middle East Now is the only film festival in Italy entirely dedicated to the contemporary Middle East and North Africa. The 6th edition will take place in Florence from 8 to 13 April 2015. The festival presents an international competition with awards for the “Best Short Film” and the “Best Film – Middle East Now Audience Award”.

The “Call for submissions 2015” is now open.

Eligible films: features, documentaries, short and animation films produced in 2013-2014-2015.
Themes covering stories from: Palestine, Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, , Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Bahrain Afghanistan and Yemen.
You can find more details regarding the rules for submission on the festival’s website.

To fill in the entry form pls download here, follow the GUIDELINES and send a copy of the film by post or a web link by email to .

The deadline for the film submissions is January 31, 2015