For the third consecutive year, Menapolis conducted a training with the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Student Leaders Program. The MEPI Student Leaders Program is a leadership training porgram in the U.S. for Arab undergraduates. Approximately 100 students from around the region participated in a six-week program in summer 2014, joining over 1500 program alumni across the region. 

Program participants were assigned to one of six host institutions in the United States, ... Read More


Menapolis screened the documentary False Alarm at the 2015 Human Rights Human Wrongs Documentary Film Festival as part of a special Syria-focused screening “Syria Differently - The Third Syrian Narrative”. 

The screening of False Alarm took place on February 12 2015 at 9:30 pm. 


False Alarm

A documentary film by Firas Zbib (2014)

It is a documentary about revolution, exile, death, hope, victory and defeat. Told by young Syrians, filming each ... Read More


The festival, which took place in mid-October in towns throughout Syria, showcased the work of young Syrian activists who harnessed the power of mobile technology to document stories from the revolution. There are also plans to screen the films later this year in London, Berlin, and Brussels.