A series of six short films from Palestine and Syria screened in London last month were produced over a period spanning four decades and contend with the effects of political and industrial change, the importance and fragility of memory, home and belonging. Read more about Arab wounds exposed in "Vanishing Spaces" film series
Filmmaker Raed Andoni has a severe and agonizing headache, a debilitating headache that will not go away. Turning the camera on himself, he decided to make a film exploring his headache and his efforts to rid himself of it. Read more about Film review: seeking psychological peace in "Fix Me"
The London Palestine Film Festival, opening on 29 April, features thirty works ranging from documentary to fiction and animation. Four very different works typify the breadth of the program. Naira Antoun reviews for The Electronic Intifada. Read more about London festival expands view of films about Palestine
To say that Palestinians are absent in Waltz with Bashir, to say that it is a film that deals not with Palestinians but with Israelis who served in Lebanon, only barely begins to describe the violence that this film commits against Palestinians. There is nothing interesting or new in the depiction of Palestinians — they have no names, they don’t speak, they are anonymous. But they are not simply faceless victims. Instead, the victims in the story that Waltz with Bashir tells are Israeli soldiers. Naira Antoun reviews the film for The Electronic Intifada. Read more about Film review: "Waltz with Bashir"