Did the music industry finally wake up to Israel’s crimes during the summer of 2014? Read more about Ten hip-hop tracks that demand freedom for Palestine
Hany Abu-Assad’s Oscar-nominated Omar featured at opening ceremony. Read more about Palestine film festival debuts in Chile
The annual Toronto Palestine Film Festival (TPFF) opens tonight with Najwa Najjar’s feature film Pomegranates and Myrrh. This year’s festival includes 25 film works as well as panel discussions and a closing party featuring Palestinian hip hop artist Shadia Mansour. Read more about Week of not-to-be-missed events begins tonight at Toronto Palestine Film Festival opening
How can one expect any art to take root under Israeli occupation, let alone for a small delegation of artists, DJs and rappers to make any impact? Read more about Film review: Can hip hop be "bigger than the occupation"?
Hip Hop is Bigger than the Occupation documents a crew of artists who traveled throughout the occupied West Bank for ten days. The group stayed at Balata refugee camp near Nablus, getting a taste of life under Israeli occupation: Read more about World premiere of film "Hip Hop is Bigger than the Occupation" May 30 in NYC