Topic: Cinema

Adam, the main character, is played by Palestinian actor Tawfeek Barhom (source: Cannes Film Festival)

Cairo Conspiracy a.k.a. Boy From Heaven

Al-Azhar, a Catholic monastery...and the Dalai Lama

Antoine Leiris played by Pierre Deladonchamps with his son (photo: Komplizen Film/Tobisfilm)

Paris Bataclan attack, 7 years on

You will not have my hate

 Supporters of Pakistan’s right wing Jamaat-e-Islami party protesting against the transgender rights bill in Lahore in October (photo: Arif ALI/AFP/File)

Transgender rights

Pakistani movie "Joyland" banned at home

Palestinians in Gaza after an airstrike (photo: Mohammed Salem/Reuters)

Human Rights Film Festival Berlin

"Erasmus in Gaza"

Still from "Flee" (source: fleemovie.com)

Afghan refugee confronts his past

"Flee", one man's story

Symbolic image LGBTQ in the Maghreb (photo: DW/F.Steinborn)

Queer Film Festival in Tunisia

Between fear and courage

A still photo from “Velayatnameh” of a robot and a supreme leader set in a satirical future (photo: Studio Kazoo)

"Velayatnameh" and the Islamic Revolution

Low-budget sci-fi film shatters Iran’s sacred red lines

Kashmiri Hindus, called Pandits, protest with placards demanding justice after the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits during a rebellion by the Muslim majority in Kashmir during the 1990s, New Delhi, India on 1 April 2022 (photo: Mayank Makhija/Nur Photo)

"The Kashmir Files"

Serving up Indian propaganda

Film poster "The Lady of Heaven" (source: imdb.com)

Cancelling "The Lady of Heaven"

Why the fuss over the Prophet's daughter?

Women artists working in the Iranian film industry (source: Iran Journal)

Sexual violence

#MeToo revelations rock Iranian film industry

"El-Ekhteyar 3" publicity photo (source: Synergy)

Egypt's Ramadan series "El-Ekhteyar 3"

At Abdul Fattah al-Sisi's expense

Lebanese female metal band "Slave to Sirens" (photo: YouTube screenshot)

Filming Lebanon’s all-women metal band "Slave to Sirens"

Heavy metal combats the Beirut blues

Still from the film "Melting Dreams" by Haidy Kancler (source; Thessaloniki Film Festival Press)

Afghanistan documentary "Melting Dreams"

A tale of Afghan-European failure

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