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...
Soraida, Woman of Palestine
A film by Tahani Rached, 2004, 52 min., Color
Meeting Soraida will overturn any preconceived notions you may have about Palestine. In her neighborhood in Ramallah, the women do not all wear veils,...
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...