October 21, 2015

2015 New Middle East Cinema Festival opens Monday, October 26th at IHP

Seven films will be screened from October 26-29 - all FREE!
The 2015 edition of New Middle East Cinema offers seven diverse feature films that will be screened for free at IHP from Monday, October 26 through Thursday, October 29.  New Middle East Cinema is being presented by the Penn Cinema Studies Program and the University of Pennsylvania’s Jewish Studies Program, Middle East Center and the Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations Department, in collaboration with Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival and International House Philadelphia. 

The goal is to further understanding of Middle Eastern societies and cultures through cinema. This year’s powerful lineup includes guest presenters for each film. For more information on the films and to RSVP for free tickets, visit www.ihousephilly.org/middle-east-cinema