Tag: Palestine

Documentary as a transmission medium

The new documentary Spaces of Exception draws parallels between the experiences of oppression and resistance in Native American reservations and Palestinian refugee camps.

A hilarious examination of the human condition

An intimate portrait of a sarcastic elderly Palestinian woman's life, relationships, regrets and bitterness enlightened by flashes of dark humour.

Animal justice meets human justice

Two of the films presented at this year’s Belgian DocVille Documentary Film Festival, remind us about the continuing violation of justice – may it be animal or human injustice.

Eyes on the war

Mohamed Jabaly’s documentary debut Ambulance provides a unique insight into a bombing of Gaza lasting 51 days, as witnessed from the ambulance driver’s seat.

RAPHAEL SCHUTZ: Being the Israeli Ambassador to Norway

The background for this interview were six, quite insistent, emails from the Israel Embassy in Norway, to end their Modern Times subscription, and have the remaining amount refunded. This led me to believe that the Embassy did not want to read the criticism directed at Israel in our columns. I wrote a Facebook comment about this; hinting at this totalitarian attitude, evident in completely ignoring all forms of criticism.

ODD KARSTEN TVEIT: A Chaos of lies

What is it like to have lived a life as a reporter and correspondent for the Norwegian National Broadcaster, NRK? In connection with his new book De Skyldige (The Guilty Ones), we speak with him about Norway’s friendship with Israel, about the massacre in Sabra and Shatila, and about Norwegian diplomacy.

The treatment of Palestinians by the Israeli military

Israeli filmmaker Avi Mograbi’s latest documentary has an unabashedly provocative thesis. Throughout the film, Mograbi juxtaposes footage of Palestinians being humiliated by Israeli guards with scenes of Jewish tourists being regaled by tales of their ancestors’ historical struggles for freedom

BREAKING THE SILENCE: “The Army is our national religion”

Over the last decade, several Israeli soldiers have attempted to explain what really happens in the occupied territories. Instead of protecting Israel’s safety, it is all about expanding the control over the Palestinian areas, says Israeli Avihai Stollar from veteran association Breaking the Silence.

Eyal Sivan – Masterclass

Interview made by Truls Lie. The Israeli filmmaker Eyal Sivan talks about his films on Israel, and other projects like what he did with Jean-Luc Godard.

Shin bet top guns

Director Moreh lets unrepentant and ruthless pensioners reminisce about the decades-long intelligence wars fought against Palestinians. These voices matter.