Topic: Cinema

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"

Scene from Ibrahim El Batout's film "El Ott" (source: zad communication & production)

Ibrahim El Batout's film "El Ott"

"We sell people, we sell souls"

The Iranian director Jafar Panahi (photo: AFP/Getty Images/A. Kenare)

Berlinale 2015: Golden Bear for Jafar Panahi's film "Taxi"

An incredible feeling of warmth and humanity

A woman in a chador faces three jihadis (scene from Abderrahmane Sissako's film "Timbuktu")

Abderrahmane Sissako's film "Timbuktu"

In the beginning there was violence

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

Documentary: "The Green Prince"

A friendship that inspires hope

Still from the film "Desert Dancer" (photo: Senator)

Film review: "Desert Dancer"

Dancing around clichés

Fatih Akin (photo: Vanessa Maas/bombero international)

Fatih Akin's film about the Armenian genocide

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Processing a collective trauma

Young people in Darband, northern Tehran (photo: Massoud Schirazi)

Iranian cinema

Shining a light on inner conflicts

Poster for the film "Ladder to Damascus" by Mohammad Malas

Mohammad Malas's film "Ladder to Damascus"

Between dream and disaster

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

The Greek town of Dimitsana (photo: Fotalia/Dimitrios Rizopoulos)

Nefin Dinc's documentary "The Other Town"

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A universal story of ethnic hatred

Film scene from “Bethlehem” (photo: real fiction film distribution)

Israeli cinema: "Bethlehem"

Beloved enemy

Still from the film "The Physician" in which the Shah (played by Oliver Martinez, right) is treated by Avicenna (played by Ben Kingsley, left) (source: UFA Cinema GmbH)

"The Physician" by Noah Gordon

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The long road from international bestseller to film

Mass demonstration on Tahrir Square (photo: Reuters)

Revolutionary Films in the Arab World

Taking Stock

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