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  • ‘A Borrowed Identity’ an honest look at Arab-Jewish relations

    By  Tom Tugend

    June 25, 2015 | 3:42 pm

    It is one of the paradoxes of Arab-Jewish relations in Israel that some of the best movies on Palestinians as society’s outsiders are made by Jewish directors.

    On the other hand, Palestinian directors frequently draw more balanced pictures of their Jewish “occupiers” than do some...

  • Summer film preview: Art, identity, violence and heroism

    June 1, 2015 | 4:42 pm

    This summer’s film offerings are heavily sprinkled with foreign fare, much of it dealing with issues of ethnic identity, fundamentalism and genocide.

    But art is the focus of the Russian movie “Chagall-Malevich,” a work of magical realism by filmmaker Aleksandr Mitta that...

  • ‘Syrian Bride’ Weds Simple Tale, History

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    The guests at this Middle Eastern wedding were more mournful than joyous. But even more troubled was the Druze bride herself. All dressed up, she was stuck at a border crossing in the dusty demilitarized zone between Israel's Golan Heights and Syria.

    It wasn't clear if she'd be...