Leila Khaled: Hijacker
A film by Lina Makboul, 2005, 58 min., Color
In 1969 Palestinian Leila Khaled made history by becoming the first woman to hijack an airplane. As a Palestinian child growing up in Sweden, filmmake...
Measures of Distance
A film by Mona Hatoum, 1988, 15 min., Color
In this resonant work, Palestinian-born video and performance artist Mona Hatoum explores the renewal of friendship between mother and daughter during...
My Israel – Revisiting the Trilogy
A film by Yulie Cohen, 2008, 78 min., Color
Few filmmakers have probed issues of Israeli nationalism and Israeli-Palestinian relations more completely or intimately than Tel Aviv-born Yulie Cohe...
A film by Simone Bitton, 2009, 100 min., Color
RACHEL is a startlingly rigorous, fascinating and deeply moving investigatory documentary that examines the death of peace activist and International ...
Salata Baladi (An Egyptian Salad)
A film by Nadia Kamel, 2008, 105 min., Color
Award-winning Egyptian filmmaker Nadia Kamel’s heritage is a complex blend of religions and cultures. Her mother is a half-Jewish, half-Italian Christ...
A State of Danger
A film by Haim Bresheeth and Jenny Morgan, 1989, 28 min., Color
Shot in Israel and the Occupied Territories, this extraordinary documentary offers a unique, vital perspective on the Intifada seldom seen in U.S. mai...
This is Not Living
A film by Alia Arasoughly, 2001, 42 min., Color
Directed by Alia Arasoughly – a Palestinian filmmaker living in war-torn Ramallah – this deeply moving piece explores the lives of eight Palestinian w...
3 Times Divorced
A film by Ibtisam Salh Mara'ana, 2007, 74 min., Color
How does a Palestinian woman in Israel survive an abusive husband? When Gaza-born Khitam’s abusive Arab Israeli husband divorces her and gains custody...
The Veiled Hope
A film by Norma Marcos, 1994, 55 min., Color
THE VEILED HOPE explores the personal and political challenges facing Palestinian women through a series of wonderful portraits of women living on the...
Women in Struggle
A film by Buthina Canaan Khoury, 2004, 56 min., Color
WOMEN IN STRUGGLE presents rare testimony from four female Palestinian ex-detainees who disclose their experiences during their years of imprisonment ...
The Women Next Door
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A film by Michal Aviad, 1992, 80 min., Color
THE WOMEN NEXT DOOR is a thoughtful and emotive documentary about women in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Israeli director Michal Aviad was living...