Culture & History

"The Arrest": Palestine Defense Force & Occupied Israelis

April 9, 2015 Palestine Square

A new short film screening at the Tribeca Film Festival later this month subverts the reality of occupier and occupied. Israeli artist Yair Agmon directs “The Arrest,” which portrays a squad of Palestinian occupation soldiers entering an Israeli home in search of a wanted suspect. The family is awakened in the

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The Wanted 18: A Documentary Moovie

April 1, 2015 Palestine Square

  …the recent launch of an animated film recalling the events of the first intifada, some twenty-five years ago, manages magically to highlight these events. Amer Shomali’s documentary film The Wanted 18, released in October 2014 in Jerusalem and Ramallah as part of the Qalandiya International Festival, is a nostalgic trip

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"Declaration of Independence," Interview with Artist Steve Sabella

March 6, 2015 Palestine Square

Steve Sabella is a Jerusalem-born, Berlin-based artist who primarily uses photography and photographic installation in his work. He holds an art photography degree at the Musrara School of Photography in Jerusalem, a B.A. in Visual Studies at Empire State College of the State University of New York, a M.A. in

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Picasso of Palestine

February 1, 2015 Palestine Square

Thirteen-year-old Mohammed Quraiqe has gained notoriety as the “Picasso of Palestine” for his portraits and landscapes. A resident of the Shujaiya, the area hardest hit by Israel during its summer 2014 offensive against Gaza, Quraiqe often reflects images of war and suffering in his work. He is also known for