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In Between
In Between
by dir. Maysaloun Hamoud

Three Plestinian women living in an apartment in Tel Aviv try to find a balance between traditional and modern culture.

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Paradise Now
Paradise Now
by dir. Hany Abu-Assad

The story of what may be the last 48 hours in the lives of two Palestinian men who have been recruited as suicide bombers. When they are intercepted at the Israeli border, a young woman who discovers their plan causes them to reconsider their actions.

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Caramel
Caramel
by dir. Nadine Labaki

A romantic comedy centered on a Beirut beauty salon and the daily lives of five Lebanese women who meet there, all with their own quirks and comedic problems they must deal with.

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Our Women On the Ground
Our Women On the Ground
by Zahra Hankir

19 Arab women journalists speak out about what it's like to report on their changing homelands. Their stories shatter stereotypes about Arab women and provide an urgently needed perspective on a part of the world that is often misunderstood.

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Fugitive Atlas
Fugitive Atlas
by Khaled Mattawa

In this sweeping, impassioned account of refugee crises, military occupations and ecological degradation, a chorus of speakers find moments of profound solace in searching for the lost.

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Zaitoun
Zaitoun
by Yasmin Khan

Dishes feature the region’s bountiful eggplants, peppers, artichokes, and green beans; slow-cooked stews of chicken and lamb flavored with Palestinian barahat spice blends; and the marriage of local olive oil with earthy za’atar.

The Beauty of Your Face
The Beauty of Your Face
by Sahar Mustafah

Enduring the harrowing minutes of a shooting attack on her school by a radicalized assailant, a school principal and daughter of Palestinian immigrants experiences flashbacks about the bigotry she faced as a child and the disappearance of an older sister.

Salt Houses
Salt Houses
by Hala Alyan

Foreseeing blessings and troubles in the lives of her daughter and grandchildren, Salma endures hardships stemming from the Six-Day War of 1967 in Palestine before rebuilding in Kuwait, before the family is scattered by Saddam Hussein's regime.

Against the Loveless World
Against the Loveless World
by Susan Abulhawa

Follows a young Palestinian refugee as she slowly becomes radicalized while searching for a better life for her family throughout the Middle East.

Invasive Species
Invasive Species
by Marwa Helal

Politically charged poems touch on our collective humanity and build pathways for empathy. This work centers on urgent themes in our cultural landscape, creating space for unseen victims of discriminatory foreign (read: immigration) policy.

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