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Waleed Zuaiter and His Latest Project: Baghdad Central Palestinian-American Profiles
IMEU

Waleed Zuaiter and His Latest Project: Baghdad Central

“Deep inside, I always knew I wanted to become an actor,” says Waleed Zuaiter, star of Hulu's highly-praised Baghdad Central. Yet Zuaiter, whose acting credentials are extensive, did not take a direct path to acting. Born in Sacramento, Zuaiter moved to Kuwait with his family at the age of five and spent his summers back in the Bay Area where his mother’s family was based. He describes his childhood as “the best of both worlds.”

on May 5, 2020
Naila and the Uprising: The women who drove the First Intifada Film
Al-Jazeera

Naila and the Uprising: The women who drove the First Intifada

You can now watch Just Vision Media's film "Naila and the Uprising," on Al Jazeera English. The film tells the story of how Palestinian women played central roles in the first Palestinian uprising against Israel's occupation, the First Intifada.

on December 17, 2019
Remembering the Gaza War Film

Remembering the Gaza War

on July 8, 2019
The Incredible Behind The Scenes Tale Behind The Sundance Premiere Of The ‘GAZA’ Documentary Film
Steve Baltin, Forbes

The Incredible Behind The Scenes Tale Behind The Sundance Premiere Of The ‘GAZA’ Documentary

The most compelling, captivating and poignant story at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival hasn't been on the screen. It's the emotional and wild ride behind the scenes of the premiere tomorrow night, January 29, of the GAZA documentary, co-directed by Garry Keane and Andrew McConnell.

on February 11, 2019
Dr. Farouq Ahmad Zuaiter (“Abu Abbas”) - In Memoriam Palestinian Profiles
IMEU

Dr. Farouq Ahmad Zuaiter (“Abu Abbas”) - In Memoriam

Dr. Farouq Ahmad Zuaiter passed away on February 15, 2018. “Abu Abbas” as he was referred to often was a highly respected financial executive, investment manager and a significant contributor to the economic growth of the Palestinian economy in the face of Israeli occupation.

on February 26, 2018
Farah Nabulsi: Filmmaker Palestinian Profiles
Linda Mamoun, IMEU

Farah Nabulsi: Filmmaker

Farah Nabulsi, the daughter of a Palestinian mother and Palestinian-Egyptian father, grew up on a quiet street in London. A banker for many years with JP Morgan and then the founder of a private business, Nabulsi decided to leave the business world after a trip to Palestine in 2013. The systematized oppression and humiliation of Israel’s military occupation was something Nabulsi didn’t understand on her trips to Palestine from London as a child.

on May 15, 2017
Film Recreates Notorious Israeli Detention Centre News Roundup
Zineb Abdessadok, Al Jazeera

Film Recreates Notorious Israeli Detention Centre

In his award-winning documentary Ghost Hunting, director Raed Andoni brings a group of former Palestinian prisoners to an empty warehouse in Ramallah and asks them to rebuild...

on March 1, 2017
Palestinian Wins Berlinale Award With Documentary on Israeli Prison News Roundup
DPA and Nirit Anderman, Haaretz

Palestinian Wins Berlinale Award With Documentary on Israeli Prison

Palestinian filmmaker Raed Andoni won Saturday the Berlinale's first-ever Silver Bear for best documentary for "Istiyad Ashbah" ("Ghost Hunting"), in which former inmates reenact events...

on February 18, 2017
Director Mai Masri Explores Occupation, Incarceration in 3,000 Nights Film
Karmah Elmusa, IMEU

Director Mai Masri Explores Occupation, Incarceration in 3,000 Nights

Palestinian filmmaker Mai Masri’s debut feature, 3,000 Nights, is Jordan's submission to this year's Academy Awards, and was Palestine's submission to the Golden Globes. Masri is an acclaimed documentarian whose films have received over 60 international awards, and is considered a pioneer in the changing Middle Eastern film landscape.

on January 11, 2017