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22nd March 2018 / Call of the North | HippFest | Thurs 22nd March

An evening of silent film, music and poetry at Hippodrome Silent Film Festival

11th December 2017 / Ideas of North: Our Reels (Inverness)

ARCTIC Film, Music, Poetry, Performance - in Inverness

9th December 2017 / Ideas of North: Our Reels (Skye)

ARCTIC Film, Music, Poetry, Performance - in Skye

25th June 2017 / Different Pasts, Shared Future: a Refugee Week special event

  We have curated a special program, Moving…

6th April 2017 / Intezaar / The Wait

Justice Project Pakistan, Ajoka Theatre Pakistan, Complicite Creative…

20th March 2017 / Arctic Short Films: Beyond Horizons - Aberdeen

Short films on Natural Resources & Climate Change

19th March 2017 / Arctic Screening: Me and My Little Sister

Two films about Sámi Sisterhood

25th February 2017 / Arctic Exhibition: Wayfarers - Summerhall, Edinburgh

Visual & Media Art Exhibition

19th March 2017 / Arctic Screening: Nanook Taxi

1977 Offbeat comedy feat. Joanasie Salomonie

18th March 2017 / Arctic Film Focus: Beyond Horizons

Short films on Natural Resources & Climate Change - with Q&A

18th March 2017 / Arctic Short Films: Beyond Horizons - Glasgow

Short films on Natural Resources & Climate Change

18th March 2017 / Arctic Film: Sol (Arnait Focus)

Screening in collaboration with Mental Health Foundation & SMHAFF

18th March 2017 / Arctic Circus Workshop - Edinburgh

Hand-to-hand acrobatics workshop with director of ARTCIRQ.

17th March 2017 / Arctic Film: Uvanga (Arnait Focus)

The latest feature from Arnait Video Productions

17th March 2017 / Arctic Film Screening: Circus Without Borders

Film + Q&A with Guillaume Saladin, co-founder of Artcirq!

16th March 2017 / WAYFARERS Artists' Event

Yulia Kovanova & Jelle Cauwenberghs in a new Collaborative Performance

16th March 2017 / Arctic Film: Before Tomorrow (Arnait Focus)

A cautionary tale of colonialism

5th March 2017 / Arctic Film Focus: Sisterhood

Me and My Little Sister + Northern Great Mountain

5th March 2017 / Arctic Film Focus: Community

The Bonfire + O.M.G. (Oh Máigon Girl)

4th March 2017 / Ideas of North: From Shetland to the Arctic

Audio-Visual explorations of 'The North', 1930s-future

4th March 2017 / Ideas of North: Our Reels

Special Screening - with Live Musical Accompaniment

2nd March 2017 / Arctic Programme Launch: feat. Jessie Kleemann

Opening Event / Performance - Summerhall, Edinburgh

24th February 2017 / Arctic Data: Tomi Knuutila in Conversation

Data Artist introduces his 'Climatable' Installation.

17th February 2017 / Highlight Arts @ Refugee Week Conference

Highlight Arts is partnering with Counterpoints Arts to…

28th November 2016 / Northern Lights: Voices from the Arctic

London: An evening of poetry, performance and films…

23rd August 2016 / Purvai: From Lahore to Lewis and Harris - Trading Stories

Presented in partnership by Edinburgh International Book Festival…

21st August 2016 / Trading Stories: Scotland and Pakistan at Edinburgh Book Festival

For this special Edinburgh Book Festival event, illustrators…

21st August 2016 / Unbound: From Lewis to Lahore at Edinburgh Book Festival

From Lewis to Lahore is an Edinburgh Book…

4th August 2016 / ITAC3 - Yasmin Fedda on Syria's Mobile Film Festival

The Third International Teaching Artists Conference: Best, next and radical…

20th July 2016 / Tales from the Field - Art & Politics with Highlight Arts

What responsibility do artists have to engage with…

4th May 2016 / Learning Lab : Stories of Conflict, Migration and Place - Manchester, May 4, 2016

Home, 10:30 am - 17:00 pm    …

1st March 2016 / Theatre Live Stream – The Encounter | Complicite

On Tuesday 1 March we’re going to be…

19th February 2016 / City to City - Lahore Literature Festival, Lahore

Poetry, music & storytelling

13th February 2016 / Poetry on Film - Workshop in Valetta, Malta

  During the weekend of Saturday 13th and…

19th August 2015 / Head North, My Friend - Edinburgh Book Festival, Edinburgh

Poetry, translations & music

23rd May 2015 / City to City - Southbank Centre, London

Poetry event

21st May 2015 / Alchemy Glasgow: City to City Poetry - Glasgow

Poetry & Music

30th April 2015 / Highlight Iraq - The Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, Michigan

Film and poetry event

14th April 2015 / Highlight Arctic - The Science Festival, Edinburgh

Discussion Event

9th April 2015 / Arctic Pecha Kucha - The Science Festival, Edinburgh

Presentation

2nd October 2014 / Highlight Arts Launch Event - Edinburgh

Launch event

11th June 2014 / Syria Speaks UK Tour

Literature Tour

22nd April 2014 / Erbil Literature Festival (2014)

Literary Festival

23rd March 2013 / Reel Iraq Festival (2013)

Festival

15th March 2012 / Reel Syria (2012)

Festival

9th May 2011 / Reel Festivals (2011)

Festival

14th May 2009 / Reel Iraq (2009)

Festival

21st February 2008 / Reel Afghanistan Festival (2008)

Festival

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Highlight Arctic wins Audience Award at HippFest 2018

Call of the North is voted Best of the Fest!

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BREAKING THE ICE – An Arctic Film Exchange

The film exchange has lift off!

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The Death Penalty in Pakistan -- Intezaar / The Wait

There are currently more than 8,000 prisoners on death row in Pakistan, making it a…

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Found in Translation – A Digital Poetry Project وجد في الترجمة - قصائد الكترونية

A series of 9 short films shot in the northern region of Iraqi Kurdistan featuring…

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Beyond Words by Roxana Vilk

Short film

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Khyam Allami and Vasilis Sarikis live at Reel Iraq 2013

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bx4Niru1tAE[/embed] Khyam Allam is a virtuoso oud player, serial collaborator and musical explorer. Both a…

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