Operation Filmmaking Part 2: inside Al Jazeera

     |    Thursday May 19th, 2011

Posted by Stephanie Boyd for the New Internationalist blog I have an extra day in Qatar, once the film festival is over. My friends encourage me to visit the desert – where I can ride camels or sand buggies and sleep under the stars – or go scuba-diving, or even catch a short flight to 

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Operation Filmmaking

     |    Wednesday May 11th, 2011

A view of the city of Doha  Posted by Stephanie Boyd It feels like I’ve won the lottery. A documentary I made about Peruvian farmers standing up to US and British-owned mining companies has been selected for the Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival in Doha, Qatar. Suddenly I find myself far from my Andean 

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RIP Juliano Mer-Khamis

     |    Wednesday April 6th, 2011

Juliano Mer-Khamis  Photo: rtr With great sadness we received the message (passed on to us by FDCL_Blog via the IDFA newsletter) that Israeli director, actor, theater educator and peace activist Juliano Mer-Khamis was shot in Jenin on April 4. A suspect has been arrested by Palestinian Authority security forces. The man, a former al-Aqsa Martyr 

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SUSTAIN

     |    Tuesday September 8th, 2009

The following declaration highlights the actions and goals of SUSTAIN.  SUSTAIN is featured in the short documentary Standing With Palestine which can be viewed on realeyz.tv. Based in Washington, D.C. and presiding over more than a dozen additional chapters throughout the United States, the group Stop U.S. Tax-funded Aid to Israel Now (SUSTAIN) was established 

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