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  • Guy Davidi: The Israeli anarchist

    By Danielle Berrin

    December 11, 2014 | 6:24 pm

    Filmmaker Guy Davidi’s politics can fall hard on Jewish ears.

    “I am known to be an objector of Israeli politics,” the Oscar-nominated Israeli director said last week during a Skype call from France, where he was raising money for his near-finished project, “Mixed Feelings.” 

  • Michael Moore intervenes to help Palestinian filmmaker attend Academy Awards

    February 20, 2013 | 10:23 am

    Director and activist Michael Moore intervened to help Palestinian filmmaker Emad Burnat enter the United States to attend the Academy Awards ceremony.

    Burnat, co-director of the film "5 Broken Cameras," which is nominated for best documentary, was detained early Wednesday...

  • Fairy tales won’t bring peace: A tale of ‘Five Broken Cameras’

    February 12, 2013 | 4:23 pm

    Five Broken Cameras (2011), a documentary currently up for a 2013 Oscar and co-directed by the film’s narrator and videographer, Palestinian Emad Burnat, and Israeli filmmaker Guy Davidi, attempts to erase the complexity of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The film unfolds as a...