Tag: Arab

State of repression

Recently opened archival material from Saddam Hussein’s Iraq paints a different picture of the brutal dictatorship.

A moral duty to tell
(The wall and the gate)

Israeli lawyer Michael Sfard presents a new take on human rights battles within the occupied Palestinian territories.

Two Hundred Years of Silence
(Two Centuries of Silence)

IRAN: This sixty year old book is heartily recommended for anyone who wants to know more about the current relationship between Iranians and Arabs.

Abdolhossein Zarrinkoub: Two Centuries of Silence

A: Where are you from? B: Iran A: So you speak Arabic? B: No, we speak Farsi. Iranians are not Arab. We are Persian.

Female Arab voices

A myriad of Arab women documentary filmmakers have started their own revolutions through the issues that they choose to cover, the questions they ask and the connections they establish.

ARAB-EUROPEAN COOPERATION: Fulla Issues and Freedom

For the first time ever, a Syrian documentary project was pitched at the Amsterdam FORUM and was one of the most successful pitches to boot. Broadcasters queued up to land a deal with Proaction (the Syrian production company) and Final Cut (the Danish co-producer)

ARAB-EUROPEAN COOPERATION: Three Minutes of Palestinian Reality

Four Palestinian filmmakers living in Ramallah, all professional filmmakers with filming and producing experience in their native country, were given the opportunity to make a short documentary for Channel 4’s strand “3-minute wonder”
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