Topic: Cinema

Film poster advertising Afia Nathaniel′s "Dukhtar" (photo:

Pakistani film ″Dukhtar″

Arthouse with a conscience

“Angry Indian Goddesses” still (source: YouTube)

″Angry Indian Goddesses″

Fighting back

Kurdish film-maker Ali Kemal Cinar (photo: private)

Kurdish film-maker Ali Kemal Cinar

The power of tenacity

Scene from "Raving Iran"

"Raving Iran" - a film documentary

Agents provocateurs

"Bastille Day", source: youtube

French films on terror

Should this be shown?

Sufi mystic Rumi (photo: dpa/CPA Media)

The filming of Rumi

Everybody's darling

Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/M. Perez)

Obituary: the Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami


Pioneering spirit

Karama-Gaza Human Rights Film Festival (photo: Lama Film)

Karama-Gaza Human Rights Film Festival

Roll out the red carpet!

Nagieb Khaja in Idlib, Syria (photo: Nagieb Khaja)

Interview with documentary maker Nagieb Khaja

″Believe in the importance of your work″

Filming ″Dugma – The Button″: Paul Refsdal (left), Abu Basir al-Britani (photo: WDR)

Paul Refsdal′s documentary ″Dugma – The Button″

Push the button for Paradise

Egypt′s music legend Abdel Halim Hafez (source: YouTube)

Dina Hamza′s documentary film "Gaye El Zaman"

A daughter's tribute

Still from "Sufat Chol"

Interview with Israeli film director Elite Zexer

"Sufat Chol" and the Bedouin brides

Still from ″Lantouri″ (source: International Film Festival Berlin)

Iranian feature film "Lantouri"

A society in close-up

Berlinale 2016: "Fire at Sea" (Fuocoammare) film trailer

Saudi director Mahmoud Sabbagh (photo: picture-alliance/Tagesspiegel/K. Kleist-Heinrich)

Berlinale 2016: Interview with Saudi director Mahmoud Sabbagh

″Testing the water... to make a change"

Still from "A Dragon Arrives", one of this year's Berlinale entries, by Iranian director Mani Haghighi (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Berlinale/Abbas Kosari)

Germany′s Berlinale

Where film meets reality