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Ave Maria - Oscars 2016

A short film directed by a Palestinian has been nominated for an Oscar this year. Ave Maria is a humorous story about a Jewish family who crash their car outside a small convent of five Arab nuns. For a film set in the present day West Bank, this (…)

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SHUBBAK: ‘A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture’

Shubbak (meaning ‘window’ in Arabic) is London’s largest festival of contemporary Arab culture. For its third edition, which runs from the 11-26 July, Shubbak asked renowned Palestinian director Michel Khleifi to curate its main film programme. (…)

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