Entries tagged with “Middle East”

Creative Clash

Director Jessica Habie speaks about her new film Mars at Sunrise, her story of imprisoned Palestinian painter Khaled, and his Israeli interrogator Eyal, himself a frustrated artist.

Film Review: After Spring

After SpringDirected by Ellen Martinez and Steph ChingBusBoy ProductionsDocumenting the day-to-day lives of the families and administrators at Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp, d…

Film Review: We Are the Giant

We Are the GiantDirected by Greg BarkerMusic Box FilmsGreg Barker’s documentary about the Arab Spring has a subtle conceit at its heart. It follows three different stories of activ…

Music Review: Ancient Sufi Invocations & Forgotten Songs from Aleppo

Ancient Sufi Invocations & Forgotten Songs from AleppoNawaElectric Cowbell RecordsJust as Amazon rainforests, North Pole icebergs, and Ganges River dolphins have become en…

Music Review: The Fourth Light

The Fourth LightNiyazSIX DEGREE RECORDS Led by vocalist Azam Ali and multi-instrumentalist Loga R. Torkian, the Iranian-American group Niyaz crafts an exquisite braid of tradition…

re/VIEW: Naomi Shihab Nye

Naomi Shihab Nye is a celebrated poet, anthologist, and novelist. S&H speaks with her about her life, her work, and her faith.

The Very Best Way to Pray for Peace

How a CIA analyst began an interfaith quest for citizen diplomacy