Looking for Muhyiddin

Part of a Journey to the Heart of Arab Culture with Three New Films by Nacer Khemir Language: André Miquel: An Encounter with the Arabic Language Imagination: Scheherazade: Words Against Death Faith: Looking for Muhyiddin Description: “Without fear of exaggeration, I can honestly say that this is one of those rare films which could change […]

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Jerry & Me at SFJFF 2013»

“A provocative and hilarious cross-cultural investigation.” — Jonathan Rosenbaum “Jerry & Me is a love letter to cinema” — Chicago Journal Jerry & Me will be shown at the 33rd San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, July 25th-August 12th 2013. Click the image to go to the “Jerry & Me” festival page. More info: http://typecastfilms.com/shop/jerry-and-me/ DVD: $295.00 […]

The Politics of Falafel»

The whole world loves the taste of falafel, but in the Middle East, it’s the dish they proudly call their own. Can this humble sandwich bring people and even nations together? Falafelism follows the falafel as it rolls its way through world history, cultural identity, the working class, international politics, the diaspora, a bunch of […]

New Fascinating Film From Iran»

“Mark Cousins is incapable of writing anything about cinema history without making it fascinating.” —Sean Connery In 2011, Irish author, filmmaker, and former director of Edinburgh Film Festival, Mark Cousins, ended his cinematic odyssey with the release of the 15 hour long compilation documentary: The Story of Film. For this epic project, Mark traveled the world […]