Tag Archives: Occupation of Palestine

Salt of This Sea

I was recently able to watch the film, Salt of This Sea—that was suggested to us in class. The film was directed and produced by Palestinian filmmaker and poet, Annemarie Jacir. Jacir tells the story of a Brooklyn-born women of … Continue reading

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The Bubble (Hebrew: הבועה HaBuah)

The Bubble is a 2006 romantic drama directed by Israeli director Eytan Fox. Set in modern day Tel Aviv, The Bubble deals with the trials and tribulations of three young Tel Aviv residents: Lulu (Daniela Virtzer), an female political activist … Continue reading

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Salt of this Sea

Salt of this Sea is a 2008 Palestinian film directed by Annemarie Jacir. It debuted at the Cannes Film Festival that year and has won various awards from Middle Eastern film festivals. It was also submitted as Palestine’s entry for … Continue reading

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Paradise Now (2005)

Paradise Now (2005), a film about two best friends recruited for a suicide bombing, is different in its portrayal of Arabs.  First of all, the protagonists are both Arabs.  Before the 1980’s, as Shohat points out in her book, Arabs did … Continue reading

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