Arts & Entertainment


"The Wanted 18" is a charmingly subversive human comedy

This highly creative documentary film about Palestine succeeds on many levels.


Films depict Palestinians' tragedy, humanity

TORONTO - There's a definite increase of films by and about Palestinians being shown around the world, and several were shown at the Toronto International Film Festival this year.


Movies you might have missed: "The Band's Visit"

The 2007 film The Band's Visit concerns the unexpected adventure experienced by an Egyptian ceremonial police band traveling to a small Israeli town where they have been invited to perform.


Nature vs. nurture in the Middle East: "The Other Son"

What does it mean to be a parent? A Jew? A Muslim? Israeli? Palestinian? What is the nature of identity politics when you don't even know what your identity is?