Posts Tagged: Film

Dreams of Sparrows

‘Bush is like my father’: Reel Iraq opening film Dreams of Sparrows revisits the contradictions of 2003 Baghdad

With a civil war in Syria and uprisings across the Arab world, the invasion of Iraq and its backdrop, the US ‘War on Terror’, can sometimes seem to belong to another era.  But Haydar Mousa Daffar’s ‘The Dreams of Sparrows’,

Dreams of Sparrows

‘Bush is like my father’: Reel Iraq opening film Dreams of Sparrows revisits the contradictions of 2003 Baghdad

With a civil war in Syria and uprisings across the Arab world, the invasion of Iraq and its backdrop, the US ‘War on Terror’, can sometimes seem to belong to another era.  But Haydar Mousa Daffar’s ‘The Dreams of Sparrows’,

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Review: I Am Nasrine

It’s a place where gangs attack anyone who stands out, girls ride to school on horses and nights off are spent among the mesmerising lights of the fairground – while I Am Nasrine, the story of an Iranian teenager and

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Review: I Am Nasrine

It’s a place where gangs attack anyone who stands out, girls ride to school on horses and nights off are spent among the mesmerising lights of the fairground – while I Am Nasrine, the story of an Iranian teenager and

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Readers attribute lack of Middle Eastern films in the UK to distribution issues

On May 6 2012 we reported that only two out of 127 films released in the UK between January and March 2012 were of Middle Eastern origin and asked users why they thought this might be. The majority of respondents

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Readers attribute lack of Middle Eastern films in the UK to distribution issues

On May 6 2012 we reported that only two out of 127 films released in the UK between January and March 2012 were of Middle Eastern origin and asked users why they thought this might be. The majority of respondents

Films released in the UK by country of origin Jan - March 2012
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Only one in sixty films released in the UK is from the Middle East: We ask why

If there was one region that has defined recent politics, it is the Middle East. But so far, this doesn’t seem to have translated into film. Of the 127 films for UK release in January-March 2012, only two were from

Films released in the UK by country of origin Jan - March 2012
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Only one in sixty films released in the UK is from the Middle East: We ask why

If there was one region that has defined recent politics, it is the Middle East. But so far, this doesn’t seem to have translated into film. Of the 127 films for UK release in January-March 2012, only two were from

Axis of Light Film ICA: Eights Artists from the Middle East

Axis of Light: Eight Artists from the Middle East

London’s ICA launches the screening of a collaborative film by eight Middle Eastern artists today. Axis of Light will be exhibited every day until March 4 at the following times: 12pm, 1.15pm, 2.30pm, 3.45pm and 5.00pm. The film, about an hour

Axis of Light Film ICA: Eights Artists from the Middle East

Axis of Light: Eight Artists from the Middle East

London’s ICA launches the screening of a collaborative film by eight Middle Eastern artists today. Axis of Light will be exhibited every day until March 4 at the following times: 12pm, 1.15pm, 2.30pm, 3.45pm and 5.00pm. The film, about an hour

Rose Issa Gallery

Middle Eastern Cultural Spaces in London

Middle Eastern LDN has compiled a map detailing some of London’s most loved Middle Eastern cultural venues. Please leave a comment or tweet @MiddleEastLDN if you know of one that we’ve missed and we will add it! Click on the

Rose Issa Gallery

Middle Eastern Cultural Spaces in London

Middle Eastern LDN has compiled a map detailing some of London’s most loved Middle Eastern cultural venues. Please leave a comment or tweet @MiddleEastLDN if you know of one that we’ve missed and we will add it! Click on the

Children at the Bialik-Rogozin School, courtesy of Strangers No More

Strangers No More? A snapshot of Israel’s refugee population

When considering the possibilities of world peace, Israel is not usually the first country that springs to mind. But in the documentary Strangers No More, shown as part of London’s Jewish Film Festival, children from Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea and many

Children at the Bialik-Rogozin School, courtesy of Strangers No More

Strangers No More? A snapshot of Israel’s refugee population

When considering the possibilities of world peace, Israel is not usually the first country that springs to mind. But in the documentary Strangers No More, shown as part of London’s Jewish Film Festival, children from Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea and many