Muayad Alayan, a 24-year-old filmmaker from the only remaining Arab neighborhood in West Jerusalem, speaks about the making of Lesh Sabreen?.
Even as the country has become a typically affluent Western society, its cinema has retained its status as a crucial component of the national dialogue.
Underneath The Band's Visit's poignant humor, the film subtly reflects the director's attempt to comprehend Israel's pull between the Middle East and the West.
The prolific British director, known for a large and eclectic body of work, has done something very unusual in the past half decade.
This series of cinematic responses to war, curated by Lebanese video artist Akram Zaatari, opens up possibilities for re-imagining the dehumanized landscape of violence.
The veteran Israeli filmmaker, in town for the Jewish Film Festival, talks about radical art and Free Zone.
Palestinian filmmaker Rashid Masharawi's Waiting intricately and ingeniously intertwines irony, humor, and pathos.