Flying Paper, a forthcoming documentary by Roger Hill and Nitin Sawhney, tells the story of Palestinian children in Gaza who broke the Guinness world record for most kites simultaneously flown.
Arts and Culture
In funny, gutsy and smart performances, Jerusalem artist Razan Akramawy takes control of situations that would try to control her.
Peddling CDs on the streets of the West Bank, Aseel uses her imagination to magically remake the world around her.
This year’s Palestine Festival of Literature is scheduled to take place in Gaza from 5-9 May – if only Egypt provides the permits for writers, bloggers and artists – including Ahdaf Soueif, Alaa Abd el‐Fattah, Suad Amiry and others to enter the besieged territory.
A year after the unsolved murder of actor, director and theater maker Juliano Mer-Khamis near the Freedom Theatre he helped nurture in Jenin, Palestinian hip hop group DAM have released a new single and video celebrating his life and calling for his killers to be found.
Durban-based artist and member of the South African Artists Against Apartheid collective, Iain EWOK Robinson, has released a music track, “Freedom for us All,” as part of (and for) today’s international “BDS Day of Action” which coincides with the annual commemoration of Land Day.
American poet, activist and teacher Adrienne Rich passed away yesterday at age 82.
In a first ever musical collaboration between South Africa and Palestine, South African band, The Mavrix and Palestinian Oud player, Mohammed Omar, have released a music video called “The New Black.”
Maureen Clare Murphy interviews Eliyahu Ungar-Sargon about his upcoming feature-length documentary, A People Without a Land, and his journey from a religious Zionist background to becoming an advocate for Palestinian rights.
On February 13th 2012 (I won’t say ‘one day before Valentines’), #LoveUnderApartheid became a Worldwide TT for a few minutes and was a trend in the US for several hours (!) as thousands of Twitter users tweeted the hashtag.