February 23, 2011 - 14:00 to May 1, 2011 - 19:00
Makan(dot)NOW in response to those electrifying historical days in the region, Makan opens its doors wide inviting you to meet, chat, collaborate and make artwork. Imagine Makan as a podium, a... more info
February 16, 2011 - 19:00
The Hashtag Debates are an attempt by the 7iber community (www.7iber.com) to expand the online discussions to a larger offline audience.
The hashtagdebates seek to bridge the gap between the online... more info
January 30, 2011 - 18:00 to February 12, 2011 - 19:00
Defying Gravity
“Because there is a law such as gravity, the universe can and will create itself from nothing.” (Stephen Hawking)
The term gravity, in this video installation, refers not only to... more info
January 9, 2011 - 18:00 to January 11, 2011 - 21:30
A screening of various films on, about, and around the still image. The program is part of a  series of  screenings that self-reflexively probe the photograph in and of itself.  Film and Photo is... more info
UK based artists Eileen Simpson and Ben White present a screening of their film project
Struggle in Jerash (2010) accompanied by an introductory discussion including the
participation of: Eileen... more info
Accented Video & the Autobiographical is a program of seven short films from contemporary artists living in Canada who explore ideas of biography through personal trajectories, dealing with... more info
Nidal El Khairy is an illustrator living in Amman, Jordan. After completing a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, he moved to Montreal, Canada where he spent four... more info
Aisha Jamal is a filmmaker, occasional curator and university instructor. Born in Kandahar, Afghanistan Jamal spent her high- school years in Vancouver, Canada and moved to Toronto to complete her... more info
Born in Lebanon in 1982, Lynn Kodeih lives and works in Beirut. In her work, she uses video and photography as well as the raw body of the performer, as she experiments with new media. 
She acted in... more info
Winter films at Makan
Film screenings and conversation
Curated by Yazan Al-Ashqar
This winter Makan hosts a series of film screenings curated by Yazan Al-Ashqar* who will select and present films... more info