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Calendar, Night&Day Life During Wartime

Life During Wartime

It’s a sign of desperation, more than anything, that flotillas and films are the prevailing Palestinian tactics at the moment. While seagoing attempts to breach the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip are aimed at easing domestic shortages (of medicine…
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Calendar, Night&Day Beyond the Keffiyeh

Beyond the Keffiyeh

Even the most fervent adherents to a cause or country grow weary of polemics. So the challenge for Palestinian filmmakers is to find fresh ways to talk about the occupation that inspire responses other than anger or sorrow. Najwa Najjar’s…
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Calendar, Night&Day You <i>What</i>?

You What?

People are likely to say the worst: Ask anyone with a "funny" name, or an obvious ethnicity, or one arm, or whatever. When you first meet people, they generally don't take the thoughtful route, instead reliably opting for the silliest…
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Music, House of Tudor House of Tudor

House of Tudor

Tiny Voices, the ninth recording by Los Angeles songwriter Joe Henry, lolls on the edge of time in a juniper berry haze, as elegant and tarnished as a martini service left to gather dust on a windowsill in Myanmar. Richer…
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