Posts Tagged “documentary”

PBS program features documentary on Ramallah “Mayor”, free streaming July 26-Aug. 25, 2021

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PBS program features documentary on Ramallah “Mayor”, free streaming July 26-Aug. 25, 2021

PBS program features documentary on Ramallah “Mayor”, free streaming July 26-Aug. 25, 2021 Acclaimed Emmy-Award Winning Filmmaker David Osit Returns to POV With Latest Feature Documentary, Mayor. Film follows the mayor of Ramallah, the de facto capital of the Palestinian National Authority, as he manages his city duties against the backdrop of the Israeli occupation.  PBS…

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Last Lunch—Reflecting on Aljazeera’s Documentary of Yemen’s President Al-Hamdi

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Last Lunch—Reflecting on Aljazeera’s Documentary of Yemen’s President Al-Hamdi

Last Lunch—Reflecting on Aljazeera’s Documentary of Yemen’s President Al-Hamdi By Gamal Gasim After more than four decades of deliberate regional media oversight, there is now a serious, thought-provoking documentary film on the assassination of Yemen’s popular President, Ibrahim Mohammed Al-Hamdi. The tragic killing of President Al-Hamdi, alongside his own brother Abd Allah Al-Hamdi and two…

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Documentary on civil rights champion Lea Tsemel premieres July 27

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Documentary on civil rights champion Lea Tsemel premieres July 27

Documentary on civil rights champion Lea Tsemel premieres July 27 Advocate, a new documentary that features the principle struggles of Israeli attorney Lea Tsemel fighting for the rights of Palestinians, will premiere this week on Point of View on PBS. Many believe it has a shot at an Oscar in the Documentary category A political…

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B’Tselem-produced documentary “Of Land and Bread” premieres at IDFA

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B’Tselem-produced documentary “Of Land and Bread” premieres at IDFA

B’Tselem-produced documentary “Of Land and Bread” premieres at IDFA The first full-length documentary film produced by B’Tselem, “Of Land and Bread,” directed by the head of the organization’s video department, Ehab Tarabieh, premiered at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA) Sunday Nov. 24, 2019. The world premiere included additional screenings scheduled later this…

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Canadians for Justice and Peace in Palestine release new video series

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Canadians for Justice and Peace in Palestine release new video series

Canadians for Justice and Peace in Palestine release new video series Previously we wrote to you in detail about our new video series titled Oppression 101.  With this series, we hope to make it easier for you to share the brutality of Israel’s oppression of the Palestinians with your friends. Today, we release Oppression 101…

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New film “For Sama” documents a Syrian family under siege

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New film “For Sama” documents a Syrian family under siege

New film “For Sama” documents a Syrian family under siege Intimacies From An Awful War.  “For Sama” by Waad Al-Kateab and Edward Watts. Film review By B. Nimri Aziz If you think you’ve seen enough of conflict, especially the war in Syria, you haven’t. From love of nation and loathing of military rule, from inchoate hope…

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Iraqi American Woman Wins IndieFEST International Film Awards

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Iraqi American Woman Wins IndieFEST International Film Awards

Iraqi American Woman Wins IndieFEST International Film Awards Iraqi born filmmaker Weam Namou wins a prestigious Award of Excellence from the IndieFEST Film Awards (women filmmaker category) for her latest production with and Eric Hoffer, the award-winning author of 13 books. The award will be given for Weam Namou’s exciting feature documentary, The Great American…

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New documentary “Jihadists” explores extremist movement

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New documentary “Jihadists” explores extremist movement

New documentary “Jihadists” explores extremist movement New documentary “Jihadists” travels deep into Jihadi controlled territory to reveal the inner workings of extremist Islam, on DVD & Digital April 2, Directed by François Margolin & Lemine Ould Salem While the impending defeat of Islamic State’s caliphate is being celebrated by media pundits, the ideology of Islamic extremism that…

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Arab themes dominate 32nd Annual Israeli Film Festival in Los Angeles

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Arab themes dominate 32nd Annual Israeli Film Festival in Los Angeles

Arab themes dominate 32nd Annual Israeli Film Festival in Los Angeles Films include “Foreign Land,” “In Her Footsteps,” “The Oslo Diaries,” “Avanti Popolo,” “Tzeva Adom: Color Red” The 32nd Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles, California, the largest showcase of Israeli films in the United States and taking place November 6th – 20th, will premiere…

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Peace Now advocates film on Palestinian children healthcare needs

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Peace Now advocates film on Palestinian children healthcare needs

Peace Now advocates film on Palestinian children healthcare needs Americans for Peace Now is urging the public to help support a documentary that details how Palestinian doctors are receiving support from Israeli doctors to provide health care, especially for children with heart ailments. A Crowdfunding campaign has been launched to complete the film which has…

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PBS to air documentary on struggle of Iraqi family August 27, 2018

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PBS to air documentary on struggle of Iraqi family August 27, 2018

PBS to air documentary on struggle of Iraqi family August 27, 2018 Caught in the Crossfire, an Iraqi Family Remains Determined to Rebuild in ‘Nowhere to Hide,’ Airing August 27, 2018 on PBS. The documentary is described as an Unforgettable Look at a Battle-Torn Iraq and War’s Human Consequences Fifteen years after the U.S. invasion…

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Controversial Israeli film “Foreign Land” in U.S. in March

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Controversial Israeli film “Foreign Land” in U.S. in March

Controversial Israeli film “Foreign Land” in U.S. in March Israeli officials denounce the film and promote censorship, urging Israelis not to view it, show it or support it, which means everyone should see this documentary [Updated] The film tells how Israeli society slips into extremism from the personal viewpoint of an Arab actor and a…

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