Interview with Liliana Marinho de Sousa – Director of “The Art of Moving”

The Art of Moving is playing at #AFF2017 at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco on October 15 at 5:50 pm. Get your tickets here! The Art of Moving follows the members of Daya Al-Taesh, a Syrian comedic video-activist group. Due to threats by ISIS, they must leave their beloved homeland for Turkey where they plan […]

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Where Something Else Happens: Visual “karama” and Contemporary Syrian Documentary Cinema

Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog post written by Nathalie Khankan, lecturer at Dept. of Near Eastern Studies at UC Berkeley. During the month of March 2017, The Arab Film Festival in partnership with The Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) at UC Berkeley will screen a series of documentaries about Syria by Syrian […]

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