Writing from Montpellier, Angélique Crux highlights four musical performances in a Middle Eastern arts festival that has no equal in Europe.
Eman Quotah reviews the new poetry collection by Jordanian Palestinian American author Laila Halaby.
A writer born into both Arabic and Hebrew linguistic traditions finds herself writing in English but longing for Arabic.
Eman Quotah reviews the new poetry collection from Palestinian poet Maya Abu-Alhayyat, translated by Fady Joudah.
In these stories from his impassioned memoir, Steve Sabella works to decolonize the mind and liberate his identity.
Contributing editor Francisco Letelier writes from the streets of Chile's capital where the future is just beginning.
TMR reviews a film on discrimination in Israel and the original Jews of the Middle East and North Africa. The Forgotten Ones screened in October’s annual CINEMED festival in Montpellier and screens in the DOC NYC Fest on 11/09 (press screening), 11/14 and 11/15. More info.
Landscape is a charged notion in the Middle East—even the geographical term Middle East is not neutral, but Eurocentric and has its origin in colonialism. Co-curator Nat Muller explains.
Ammiel Alcalay reviews writer/director Najwa Najjar's third feature film—"part road movie, part mystery, part thriller."