Keyword: Palestine

Dancing in Jaffa

Dancing in Jaffa (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 04/10/2014
Pierre Dulaine, four-time ballroom dancing world champion, is fulfilling a life-long dream when he takes his program, "Dancing Classrooms," back to his city of birth, Jaffa. For generations, Jaffa has been a city divided by two communities that continue to grow increasingly apart. Over a ten-week period, Pierre teaches Jewish and Palestinian Israeli children to dance and compete together. The film...
Dir: Hilla Medalia
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Bethlehem

Bethlehem (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 03/06/2014
Sanfur is the younger brother of prominent Palestinian militant Ibrahim. Determined to capture or kill Ibrahim, Israeli Secret Service officer Razi recruited Sanfur when he was just 15, and developed a very close, almost fatherly relationship to the boy. Now seventeen, Sanfur tries to navigate between Razi's demands and his loyalty to his brother, living a double life and lying to both. When the...

Boreg (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Two women -- one Israeli and the other Palestinian -- are trapped within their respective worlds. After a mix-up at a checkpoint, they find themselves living the life of the other on the opposite side of the border.
World Not Ours

A World Not Ours (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 05/22/2014
This documentary is an intimate, and often humorous, portrait of three generations of exiled Palestinians in the refugee camp of Ein el-Helweh, in southern Lebanon. Based on a wealth of personal recordings, family archives and historical footage, the film is a sensitive and illuminating study of belonging, friendship and family. Filmed over more than 20 years by multiple generations of the same...
Dir: Mahdi Fleifel
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Write Down, I Am an Arab (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Mahmoud Darwish was the Palestinian national poet and one of the most influential writers of the Arab world. His writing shaped Palestinian identity and helped galvanize generations of Palestinians to their cause. Born in the Galilee, Darwish's family fled during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War and returned a few years later to a ruined homeland. These early experiences would provide the foundation for...