Topic: Cinema

Man praying in a synagogue (photo: picture-alliance/DPA)

Controversial documentary on anti-Semitism

"Bibi" TV

The Sheikh Ahmadou Bamba Mbacke shrine (still from the ″Touba″ documentary)

″Touba″ – a film documentary

Pilgrimage to Sheikh Bamba

German-Turkish film director Fatih Akin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/J. Carstensen)

Profile: German-Turkish film director Fatih Akin

The cutting edge of reality

Moroccan Film Festival poster at the Babylon Cinema in Berlin

Women in Moroccan cinema

For freedom and diversity

Still from ″Gaza Surf Club″ (source: picture-alliance/dpa)

″Gaza Surf Club″ – a film documentary

Cresting the wave

Still from ″Heaven will wait″ (source: Neue Visionen Filmverleih GmbH)

Mention-Schaar′s "Heaven will wait"

Rebels without a cause

Iranian film director Asghar Farhadi (photo: picture.alliance/abaca/H. Badiee)

Award-winning Iranian film director Asghar Farhadi

Watching the foundations crumble

Director of "Tahqiq fel djenna" Merzak Allouache and lead Salima Abada (source: Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin)

Merzak Allouache′s ″Tahqiq fel djenna″

Seventy two grapes

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

Raed Andoni's "Ghost Hunting" at the Berlinale

The ghosts that lurk

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

Udi Aloni′s ″Junction 48″

Other or brother?

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

Discussion following a film screening in Cairo′s Jesuit Cinema Club (source: Jesuit Cinema Club)

″Cinema Clubs″ in Egypt

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Rediscovering the silver screen

Film poster advertising Afia Nathaniel′s "Dukhtar" (photo: Dukhtarfilm.com)

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

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