Detail above of Re-Imagined Peace, by Helen Zughaib.
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The moon is rising past the cedar,
a woman sings from her window again.
How fresh now taste the mint and water,
how bright is the iris after rain.
This list includes films sympathetic to the Palestinians from other countries, as well as Israel. Unsurprisingly, many included here depict life under and resistance to the ongoing massacres, occupation, ethnic cleansing and what is effectively an apartheid system, as Jimmy Carter, among others, has recognised. The list title quote comes from the Israeli leader Golda Meir, referring to the Palestinians, and a rarely seen film, from 1974 by Mustafa Abu Ali (can be viewed below).
Other living things are destroyed by war and bulldozers. A useful site here
Hourray! The UN has now recognised Palestine as the world’s 194th state. Yes, Palestine does exist. May it be a free, secure and independent nation.
The list below is in year order of films on mubi, many of which i’ve not seen, not my own selection or favourites.Read less