Mars at Sunrise

A story of a war waged on imagination.  A painter’s resistance, courage and spirit can never be imprisoned in this highly stylized story of the conflict of two frustrated artists on either side of Israel’s militarized borders. Inspired by the creative journey of renowned Palestinian artist in exile Hani Zurob and on true stories and […]

Beyond Blue and Gray

Beyond Blue and Gray investigates creative life under occupation.  How do the continual cycles of violence, curfew and movement restrictions affect the artists color choice, language or treatment of subject?  How can a Palestinian artist protect his or her work from the stereotypes of politics and the poetic ravages of war?

Jerusalem in Exile

Jerusalem in Exile is a film that explores and searches for the visual images of Jerusalem in the nostalgic minds of Palestinians globally. In this film photographer Steve Sabella and poet Najwan Darwish explain how Jerusalem currently exists as a city in ‘exile’, where Palestinians are forbidden from accessing it.

Mandatory Service

Winner of BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM at Tribeca Film Festival in 2008. The cultural impact of Israeli society’s militarization has both challenged and stifled the cultivation of creativity in the country. Mandatory Service asks a series of often ignored questions about how forced military service – and resistance to it – influences Israeli artists’ efforts […]

UNRECOGNIZED

A brief chronicle of the last 60 years of Bedouin life in the Naqab. How the state of Israel is striving to sedentarize this historically nomadic indigenous population by uprooting them from their culture and community. Through the denial of basic resource allocation, house demolitions, land appropriation and strategic exposure to industrial pollution, the Bedouin […]

The Art of Love and Struggle

In this film, artists, singers, emcees, activists, poets and writers come together in an explosive exploration of feminine creation. Each lady brings to the screen her innermost struggles in an attempt to outline the obstacles that face the female artist. “The Art of Love and Struggle” navigates the challenges of poverty, politics and personal sacrifice […]