Film

We publish fiction, nonfiction, poetry, essays and commentaries on art, music and literature, as well as academic writing and interviews and first person accounts and narratives.

Malcolm X: Make It Plain (1994) — by PBS

On Malcolm X's birthday, an elaborate documentary that explores his political life, his activism and the legacy of resistance he… Read More

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My Neighbourhood (2012) — A Documentary Film by Julia Bacha and Rebekah Wingert-Jabi

First released in 2012, "My Neighborhood" is a documentary film that follows the life of Mohammed El Kurd, "a Palestinian… Read More

2 months ago

Roof Knocking (2017) — A Short Film Directed by Sina Salimi

In war-stricken Palestine, a woman prepares a meal for her family to break the fast in the month of Ramadan.… Read More

2 months ago

Film Commentary: On Axone — by Enatoli Sema

"The intent for writing this piece arose from a desire to note a historic event for the people from the… Read More

10 months ago

RIP: A Remix Manifesto (2008) — Directed by Brett Gaylor

Immerse yourself in the energetic, innovative and potentially illegal world of mash-up media with RiP: A Remix Manifesto. Let web… Read More

1 year ago

Out of Sight (2019) — A film by Azad Essa and Horia El Hadad

In what Kashmiri writer Mirza Waheed has interrogated as "the world's first mass blinding," here is the story of 18-year-old… Read More

1 year ago

Representations of Arabs, Muslims, and Iranians in an Era of Complex Characters and Storylines — by Evelyn Alsultany

Evelyn Alsultany examines shifts and nuances in the representations of Arabs, Muslims and Iranians in popular TV and cinema. This… Read More

1 year ago

Looking Back: Versions of the Post-Apocalypse in Contemporary North-American Cinema — by Ana Moya & Gemma López

This paper [from 2017] discusses the role of borderlands in I Am Legend (2007), The Road (2009) and The Book of Eli (2010), and the ways… Read More

1 year ago

Edward Said: The Idea of Empire (1993) — BBC Four Arena Series

In this special from BBC Four's Arena Series (first aired in 1993), Edward Said discusses his book "Culture and Imperialism"… Read More

1 year ago

Full Documentary Link: Take it in Blood (2013, Rana Ghose)

On Mother's Day, here is Rana Ghose's "Take it in Blood" (2014), a documentary that follows Kashmiri rapper MC Kash… Read More

1 year ago