Author: Igal Avidan

Still from "Sufat Chol"

Interview with Israeli film director Elite Zexer

"Sufat Chol" and the Bedouin brides

Hagar Levin (right) and Gilles Duhem, manager of the ″Morus 14″ charity (photo: Igal Avidan)

The Berlin charity ″Morus 14″

Dispelling alienation and prejudice

Christoph Reuter travelling through Aleppo in May 2015 (photo: Christoph Reuter)

Interview with "Der Spiegel" reporter Christoph Reuter

The strategists of terror

Samir (photo: Berlinale)

Interview with filmmaker Samir

An Iraqi odyssey

Israeli filmmaker Mor Loushy (photo: DW)

Interview with Israeli filmmaker Mor Loushy

"I am ultimately fighting for a better future in my homeland"

Poster for Nadav Schirman's documentary "The Green Prince"

Documentary: "The Green Prince"

A friendship that inspires hope

A photographer takes a close up of one of the figures at the exhibition "SNIP IT! Stances on Ritual Circumcision" at the Jewish Museum in Berlin (photo: dpa/Wolfgang Kumm)

Exhibition: "SNIP IT! Stances on Ritual Circumcision"


An objective examination of a controversial issue

Judith Katzir (photo: private)

Interview with the Jewish author Judith Katzir

Friendship across the divide

Baran Kosari and Navid Mohammadzadeh in a still from the Iranian film "Asabani Nistam!" (I'm not angry!)

Interview with Iranian filmmaker Reza Dormishian

The rage of an entire generation on screen

Still from the documentary "Iranien" (photo: Berlinale)

Mehran Tamadon's documentary "Iranien"

A bold experiment

Mohammed Helmy

First Arab Honoured by Israel for Rescuing Jewish Family from the Nazis

Ahd Kamel (photo: © Ahd Kamel)

Interview with the Saudi Filmmaker Ahd Kamel

''We Live in a Modern World Governed by Ancient Rules''

A World Not Ours, by Mahdi Fleifel (copyright:

Interview with Mahdi Fleifel


''God Is Not an Estate Agent''

Scene from ''Sharqiya'' (photo: Amit Berlowitz / DETAiLFILM)

The Israeli Film ''Sharqiya''

Grappling with the Plight of Israel's Bedouins

Ilan Halevi (photo: Igal Avidan)

Interview with the Jewish Palestinian Politician Ilan Halevi

With One Foot in the UN