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Oscars debate still bothers me, even though it’s done

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Oscars debate still bothers me, even though it’s done

Now that the Oscars are over, can we have a real discussion about the absence of fairness, the racism, stereotypes and bias that consumes the Hollywood movie industry? And to be honest, African Americans have a lot to complain about here in America over the past 400 years for sure, but they really are the last…

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Palestinians urge Oscars reject Israel trip swag

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Palestinians urge Oscars reject Israel trip swag

Palestinian groups calls on Oscar nominees at this year’s Academy Awards to reject the “Israel propaganda trip” valued at over $50,000 that is included in this year’s “swag bags” Palestinian human rights activists are calling on Oscar nominees not to accept travel vouchers supplied by the Israeli government as part of the gift bag that…

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New film explores challenges facing American Arabs

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New film explores challenges facing American Arabs

Usama Alshaibi’s documentary “American Arab” has its national television premiere on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at 8 p.m. on WORLD Channel (check local listings), as part of the fourth season of AMERICA REFRAMED, public media’s newest documentary series. The film, made through Chicago production collective Kartemquin Films (makers of THE INTERRUPTERS), will be available for free streaming on www.worldchannel.org starting February…

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Jordan nominates “Theeb” for 88th Academy Awards

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Jordan nominates “Theeb” for 88th Academy Awards

Jordan nominates “Theeb” for 88th Academy Awards Award–winning Jordanian feature narrative “Theeb”, by director Naji Abu Nowar, is Jordan’s official submission for the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 88th Academy Awards, the Royal Film Commission (RFC) announced recently. The selection was made by a committee of Jordanian artists and craftspeople involved in the…

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Constructing a Nation’s Memory: Cinema of Michel Khleifi

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Constructing a Nation’s Memory: Cinema of Michel Khleifi

The life and works of Palestinian filmmaker Michel Khleifi will be celebrated in London at the Shabbak Festival featuring his films and the films of others. Khleifi produced the West Bank’s first documentary film in 1980 “Fertile Memory” For many years, Michel Khleifi was the ultimate voice of Palestinian cinema. Emerging from the ashes of PLO…

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American Arab produces new horror film

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American Arab produces new horror film

Malik B. Ali and his late brother Waleed B. Ali launched a business Maljack Productions that began by acquiring the rights to old films abandoned by the movie industry, but in recent years has now began producing its own films. Now known as MPI, the company owns the rights to 2,500 films including the classic…

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