Tag Archives: Palestine

Dialogue Through Music

While browsing the internet exploring the world of Middle Eastern music, I found this article called “The Arab League of Hip Hop”. This article discusses the “political potency” of Arab Hip Hop, and its transnational existence and unity throughout the … Continue reading

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Resistance and Solidarity in Palestinian Graffiti

Palestinians used graffiti for political, social, informative, and aesthetic purposes. On the separation barriers, graffiti was done by Palestinians and internationals in protest of the wall (although much of it was created by the latter). Away from the wall, graffiti … Continue reading

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Multiple Perspectives in Ajami

Ajami is a film that was co-written, directed, and produced by Palestinians and Jewish-Israelis, and which was structured at lot like the movie Crash, with various stories coming together in the final  scenes. The stories follow both Palestinians and Jewish-Israelis, … Continue reading

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The Bilingual Message of Ajami

Ajami is an Israeli film set in an Arab ghetto in Jaffa, an Israeli city adjacent to Tel Aviv and filled with Israeli Arabs, illegal Palestinian immigrants, Christians, and Jews.  It was co-written by Scandor Copti, an Arab Israeli, and … Continue reading

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“Arab Labor”

“Arab Labor” is a popular TV sitcom produced in Israel.  It premiered on an Israeli channel in 2007 and later premiered on Link TV in 2008. According to Link TV’s description, the show was created by an Israeli-born Palestinian journalist, … 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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