Festival opens with The Idol, based on the true story of Gaza-born star Mohammad Assaf.
Arts and Culture
Group running ads featuring Mahmoud Darwish’s poems has faced censorship in the past.
Slain activist’s family recalls Rickman as “gifted, funny, generous, thoughtful, wise and courageous.”
London-born cultural icons David Bowie and Alan Rickman died in the same week, at the same age, of the same disease. Both men would have had their work produced by the same New York theater if not for a notorious act of censorship in 2006.
Hip-hop duo Revolution Makers continue to make beautiful music.
Ahmed Masoud’s The Shroud Maker will premiere in London this month.
First West Bank show of Palestinian painter celebrates beauty of landscape and Arabic script.
JK Rowling has been accused of following Margaret Thatcher’s approach of “constructive engagement” with apartheid states.
Partnership with Indian performance group aims to unite the countries’ struggles for justice.
Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme’s work is often dystopian.