Culture

Film scene from ″Istiyad Ashbah | Ghost Hunting″ (source: Berlinale)

Raed Andoni's "Ghost Hunting" at the Berlinale

The ghosts that lurk

Amena Ragess reads stories in German and Arabic to children in a refugee home (photo: Jasmin Zikry)

German-Arabic children′s books

″Einfach Lesen!″ – Just read!

ALT-Tags: Members of Diyarbakir′s municipal theatre company (photo: Sonja Galler)

Kurdish artists in Diyarbakir

"No room to breathe anymore"

Bassem Youssef′s satirical show ″Al Bernameg″ (source: Al Bernameg)

Sara Taksler′s documentary ″Tickling Giants″

Running the satirical gauntlet

Syrian picture-book author, Nadine Kaadan, reads to a group of children (source: private)

″Songs and Stories for Syrians″

Bridging the cultural gap

Turkish author Elif Shafak (photo: imago)

Book review: Elif Shafak′s ″Three Daughters of Eve″

Straddling worlds

Israeli film-maker Udi Aloni (photo: Getty Images)

Udi Aloni′s ″Junction 48″

Other or brother?

Mroué during his lecture performance "The Pixelated Revolution" (source: kampnagel.de)

Interview with the Lebanese media artist Rabih Mroué

"Images until victory?"

Mehrnousch Zaeri-Esfahani  (photo: Christina Laube)

Book review: Mehrnousch Zaeri-Esfahani's "33 Arches and a Teahouse"

A million butterflies in my head

Manoj Pajpayee stars as Prof. Ramchandra Siras in "Aligarh" (photo: indianexpress.com)

Film review: "Aligarh"

Sensitive portrait of a tragic story

Stock image of a teenage girl reading (source: freestockphotos.biz)

Arab teens and Young Adult literature

The new wave

Syrian writer and poet Ra′id Wahsh (photo: Salama Abdo)

Syrian author and poet Ra′id Wahsh

Who ate the sky?

Historic illustration of Babur and his successor Humayun (source: Wikipedia)

Homoerotic poetry in Islam

Reeling with desire

Malian band Alkibar Jr.

Album review: "Jamal" by Alkibar Jr.

Mali's musical resistance

Arab authors who have sought refuge in Germany

Birthing a literature of refuge

A question of mutual interest

Tunisian rapper Boutheina El Alouadi in front of the Cultural Centre in Nabeul (photo: Julia Neumann)

Tunisian rapper Boutheina El Alouadi

Rapping against sexism and Salafists

Michael Buthe's "Sun Room" installation, 1976. Musee du Echnaton (source:: VG Bild-Kunst)

German artist Michael Buthe

″My inner Marrakesh″

Grand opening of the 59th Festival for Animation and Documentary Films in Leipzig, November 2016

Turkish documentaries at Dok Leipzig 2016

Resilience in the face of adversity

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