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Film & Stage

Spotlight on the Arab Film Festival: 6Qs with Camille Alick and Michel Shehadeh

Spotlight on the Arab Film Festival: 6Qs with Camille Alick and Michel Shehadeh

Film is a profoundly transformational medium. Rarely are we challenged and humbled, provoked and ameliorated, disheartened and inspired all in the span... Read more

6Qs with Playwright-Actress Jennifer Jajeh

6Qs with Playwright-Actress Jennifer Jajeh

“Tragicomedy” is the word Jennifer Jajeh uses to describe her 90-minute solo performance in “I Heart Hamas,” in which she shares her experience... Read more

FUNATICAL: Taking Comedy to the Extreme

FUNATICAL: Taking Comedy to the Extreme

Egyptian-American Muslim comedian and actor Ahmed Ahmed headlines FUNATICAL: Taking Comedy to the Extreme’s “We Come in Peace Tour” on Thursday,... Read more

VIDEO: <em>Triumph67</em> Trailer

VIDEO: Triumph67 Trailer

Identity, memory, family, and elegy — these notions among others impact the lives of two Palestinian-American brothers, as they face startling events... Read more

Mohammed Fairouz’s Opera <em>Sumeida’s Song</em>

Mohammed Fairouz’s Opera Sumeida’s Song

On Wednesday, April 13, 2011 the Mimesis Orchestra presents the world premiere of acclaimed composer Mohammed Fairouz’s first-ever opera, Sumeida’s... Read more

Kasim Abid’s <em>Life After the Fall</em>

Kasim Abid’s Life After the Fall

UK based Iraqi documentary filmmaker Kasim Abid returned to his hometown, Baghdad, in 2003 after nearly 30 years of living in exile. Initially intending... Read more

(FEN)LENSE: <em>Taqwacores</em> Director Eyad Zahra

(FEN)LENSE: Taqwacores Director Eyad Zahra

The much anticipated film The Taqwacores (based on Micheal Muhammad Knight’s book by the same name) premiered in NYC in October to sold-out crowds... Read more

TPFF 2010: With Love From Palestine

TPFF 2010: With Love From Palestine

The sold out crowd of 800 doesn’t seem to be fazed by the rain. They continue to line up outside the Bloor Cinema in order to get a seat to Elia... Read more

Casting Call – NYC/NJ Area – Short Film

Casting Call – NYC/NJ Area – Short Film

An NYC filmmaker is casting for a story about a man away from his family for a long time and comes back to revisit his family. Characters portray Egyptian... Read more

6Qs with Writer-Director Annemarie Jacir

6Qs with Writer-Director Annemarie Jacir

Annemarie Jacir’s Salt of This Sea is now playing in U.S. theatres — check out this interview with her and make sure you support this film... Read more

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