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1.

Occupied Palestine

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Portrays the dominant political and social culture in the Israeli-occupied territories and conveys the essence of the Palestinian struggle in the words and deeds of the protagonists.
DVD
2013; 1981
Clemons (Stacks)
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Zindeeq

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"Palestinian film-maker 'M' living in Europe, returns home to Ramallah to film witness accounts of the 1948 Nakba - not only explores the events of that tumultuous era, but places them in context with the uncertainty and tension of present-day Palestine. Over the course of a single day and night, M's solipsistic existence is shaken when his nephew kills a man in Nazareth, placing the entire family at risk of reprisals." -- IMDb.
DVD
2012; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Football & Barriers

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The documentary film "Football and Barriers" launches a new look at the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, one of the hubs of international relations, having the football World Cup as a backdrop. Filming took place between May 25th and July 17th, 2010. The movie proposes a discussion on the national identities embedded in the conflict during the World Cup in South Africa, and how Israelis and Palestinians followed and related themselves during the biggest sporting event in the world. --
Online
2011
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Slingshot Hip Hop

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Hip hop has always had a school that attempts to voice frustrations about the African-American condition in the United States. That spirit of resistance animates the rappers profiled in this film: Palestinian hip hop groups DAM (from Lydd or Lod), PR (Gaza), along with young women Abeer (Lydd), and duo Arapeyat (Akka or Acre), who are also harassed for being independent females performing on stage. DAM formed as clueless teenagers, spent time spouting rap clichés, but in the wake of the second Intifada their lyrics became politicized--inspiring a hip hop movement across the Palestinian territories. These artists rap about friends killed in attacks, strafed buildings, rubble, fields stripped of every tree, and rage at separation walls and checkpoints. As Palestinian citizens living in [...]
DVD
2009; 2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Laila's Birthday

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'At eight o'clock, it's Laila's birthday, okay?' Palestinian judge turned cab driver Abu's wife reminds her husband. On his young daughter's birthday, Abu faces a nerve-wracking shift in a Ramallah yellow cab, armed only with an ex-jurist's misplaced pride, a father's loyalty, and a sticker reminding passengers that smoking and carrying AK-47's are prohibited.
DVD
2009; 2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Encounter Point

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Created by a Palestinian, Israeli, North and South American team, this film tells the story of an Israeli settler, a Palestinian ex-prisoner, a bereaved Israeli mother and a wounded Palestinian bereaved brother who risk their safety and public standing to press for an end to the conflict. They are at the vanguard of a movement to push Palestinian and Israeli societies to a tipping point, forging a new consensus for nonviolence and peace. Perhaps years from now, their actions will be recognized as a catalyst for constructive change in the region.
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Yadon Ilaheyya =: Divine Intervention : A Chronicle of Love and Pain

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Elia Suleiman's critically-acclaimed satire chronicles the absurdities of life and love on both sides of the Palestinian-Israeli border.
DVD
2005; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Nājī Al-ʻAlī

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On Naji al-Ali the Palestinian caricaturist, who was assassinated July 22, 1987 as he left the London offices of the Al Qabbas newspaper.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Al-Mutabaqqī

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Film adapted from the novel "al-ʻĀʼid ilá Ḥayfā" by Ghassān Kanafānī.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Yadun Ilahīyah: Yawmīyāt Al-Ḥubb Wa-Al-Alam = Divine Intervention : A Chronicle of Love and Pain

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During the Middle East conflict: Santa Claus is chased by school children; Israeli police seek out tourists; a Palestinian collaborator's home is bombed daily; a female ninja appears from the sky; and lovers are separated by a checkpoint.
DVD
2003; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Al-Shaykh Aḥmad Yāsīn

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An interview with Aḥmad Yāsīn, leader of the Islamic resistance movement Ḥarakat al-Muqāwamah al-Islāmīyah.
VHS
1999
Ivy (By Request)
12.

The Holy Warriors

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This film examines the reasons for more radical interpretations of the Quran in Algeria, Egypt, Palestine, Jordan, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Analysis of the jihad helps Westerners perceive why some muslims believe that they can escape Westernization only through violence, how one man's terrorism may be another man's patriotism. How then can differing cultures find a common basis for mutual respect?
VHS
1998
Ivy (By Request)
13.

Stories of Honour and Shame

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The Gaza Strip endured 27 years of Israeli occupation and a prolonged Palestinian uprising. It is now partially administered by the Palestinian National Authority. This behind-the-scenes film reveals the hidden lives of the Palestinian women who live there. Fifteen women reveal their roles in a patriarchal Islamic society where men dictate most aspects of life. Shows the resilience and courage of women who, despite very difficult circumstances, all speak with enormous dignity and grace.
VHS
1996
Ivy (By Request)
14.

Al-Jabal

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A Palestinian Arab girl is betrothed by her father to a well-to-do lawyer. She loves a younger man, but would risk being killed by the men of her village if she ran away to marry him. Her grandmother and mother agree to assist her attempt to climb the barrier mountain and escape.
VHS
1991
Ivy (By Request)
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The Dupes: Al Makhdu'un

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Set in 1950s Iraq, The Dupes is a stark and stately ... film that traces the destinies of three different men brought together by their dispossession, their dispair and their hope for a better future. The protagonists are Palestinian refugees who are trying to make their way across the border into Kuwait ... concealed in the steel tank of a truck. Each one believes he can make a new life for himself, but as the film title suggests, their flight is no solution.
DVD
 
Clemons (Stacks)