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16/04/2014

Hany Abu-Assad’s new chapter is a love storyHany Abu-Assad’s new chapter is a love story

Palestinian Oscar nominee Hany Abu-Assad is planning two new projects

The Palestinian Oscar nominee Hany Abu-Assad has told The National that he has already begun working on his next project, a love story set in America called Mountains Between Us. Speaking at the Middle East Now festival in Florence, which is...

Palestine

14/04/2014

A Palestinian documentary, a Jordanian animation and a Syrian experimental short win the MADE in MED short film contestA Palestinian documentary, a Jordanian animation and a Syrian experimental short win the MADE in MED short film contest

The three winners will attend the Cannes Film Festival’s Short Film Corner

The winners are out for the second edition of the MADE in MED short film contest launched last year by the European Union’s Euromed Audiovisual programme. The jury -- made up of Tunisian director Mahmoud ben Mahmoud, Algerian distributor Hachemi...

Euromed Audiovisual News, Programme Activities, Jordan, Palestine, Syria

06/04/2014

Ballroom Dancing in Jaffa bridges gaps between Jewish and Palestinian childrenBallroom Dancing in Jaffa bridges gaps between Jewish and Palestinian children

Hilla Medalia’s documentary is out in French cinemas on April 2

Ballroom dancing bridges gaps between Jewish and Palestinian children in Israel in Dancing in Jaffa, a surprising, well-crafted documentary about how the celebrated dancer Pierre Dulaine, a veteran of a tremendously successful interethnic...

Palestine, Israel

05/03/2014

Palestinian audiovisual and film professionals gather in RamallahPalestinian audiovisual and film professionals gather in Ramallah

Recommendations for a regional financing mechanism, a report on the Palestinian audiovisual landscape and a workshop on film sales on the agenda

The European Union’s Euromed Audiovisual III programme brought together Palestinian audiovisual and film professionals in Ramallah on Wednesday to present recommendations for a new regional financing mechanism, a new report on the Palestinian...

Euromed Audiovisual News, Palestine, Programme Activities

20/02/2014

One film can generate five more, says new Palestinian collectiveOne film can generate five more, says new Palestinian collective

Fajr Falestine's first members include Gazan filmmakers Arab and Tarzan Nasser

A new Palestinian filmmaking collective seeks to pay forward the success of one experimental film to support the projects of other like-minded filmmakers. Founded by filmmakers Jessica Habie and Deema Dabis, the Fajr Falestine Film Collective is...

Industry, Palestine

22/01/2014

Palestinian children to screen films in a French primary schoolPalestinian children to screen films in a French primary school

Two young Palestinians are off to France's Ciné Junior festival

Up to 24 Palestinian children aged between 8 and 12 years old selected these six short films for the Palestinian version of the Ciné Junior festival, held by Cinéma Public and theYabous Cultural Centre last November in East Jerusalem. During the...

Events and Festivals, Palestine

12/12/2013

Cherien Dabis to make Arabic debut with Mother-in-LawCherien Dabis to make Arabic debut with Mother-in-Law

The Palestinian-American filmmaker is to adapt Suad Amiry’s Sharon And My Mother-in-Law

Palestinian American filmmaker Cherien Dabis is set to adapt Suad Amiry’s Sharon And My Mother-in-Law, a humorous account of life in Ramallah during the Second Intifada, reports Screendaily. It will be her first feature set in the West Bank and...

Industry, Palestine

26/11/2013

Khalil el Mozayen's Gaza 36mm screens in BeirutKhalil el Mozayen's Gaza 36mm screens in Beirut

"It made me think of Cinema Paradiso," one viewer says of the DOCmed documentary

Despite tension in the city after two recent bombings, on Thursday the Metropolis Empire Sofil in Achrafieh is brimming with festival-goers. Bouchra Chahine, the European Film Festival's organiser from the European Union Delegation to Lebanon, is...

Events and Festivals, Palestine, Lebanon, Euromed Audiovisual News

17/11/2013

Three Palestinian films nominated for 2013 Asia Pacific Screen AwardsThree Palestinian films nominated for 2013 Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Omar, When I Saw You, A World Not Ours among five South Mediterranean nominees

Five South Mediterranean film productions, including three from Palestinian directors, are among the nominees for the Asia Pacific Screen Awards this year. The Asia Pacific Screen Awards, established in 2007, promote cinema from a geographical...

Events and Festivals, Palestine

15/11/2013

Al Ard doc film fest to kick off in SardiniaAl Ard doc film fest to kick off in Sardinia

Palestinian and Arab doc film fest to be held in Cagliari, Italy, from November 20 to 23

The 11th edition of Al Ard Doc Film Festival, organised by the Sardinia Palestine Friendship Association is to take place in Cagliari, Italy, from November 20 to 23. The festival aims to present the most recent documentary productions from...

Events and Festivals, Palestine

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