The Scene Mohmed Barekeh

“المشهد” مع محمد بركة يتذكر محمد بركة ماذا كانت تعني صورة جمال عبد الناصر وخطاباته في أراضي ال48 أيام طفولته وكيف استطاع الفلسطينيون في الداخل تنظيم جنازة للرئيس عبد الناصر عند وفاته. يستعيد إحياء “يوم الأرض” في العام 1976 وكل ما رافقه من إحتجاجات شعبية واعتقالات بالإضافة الى مشاهد من داخل الكنيست وتمثيل الفلسطينيين من […]

Director’s Speak: Ahmed Hamed أحمد حامد

Independent journalist, Ahmed Hamed, director of ‘Necessity Has No Law’, explains how the issue of child labour instigated this story. See it on Saturday, April 21st at 11.30, part of ‘(non-fiction) Stories from Across the Arab World’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/showsandtours/shows/date/arabic_fest_stories

Directors Speak: Hassan Kattan حسن قطان

Hassan Kattan, director of ‘The Day We Left Aleppo’, explains the love that lead him to the making of this short documentary. See it on Saturday, April 21st at 2pm, part of a multi-bill ‘Focus on Syria’. Register for free tickets http://www.bbc.co.uk/showsandtours/shows/date/arabic_fest_focus

Director’s Speak: Ahmed Saleh أحمد صالح

Ahmed Saleh, director of ‘Ayny’, explains the making his short animated film. See it on Sunday, April 22nd at 1pm, part of ‘Cinematic Reflections: Short Films from Today’s Arab World’. tickets are free http://www.bbc.co.uk/showsandtours/shows/date/arabic_fest_reflections

WhatsApp cofounder and Facebook-made billionaire tells people to delete Facebook

WhatsApp cofounder and Facebook-made billionaire tells people to delete Facebook The most important thing happening in tech right now is Facebook. The revelations coming from Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie have been quite damaging for the world’s largest social network. Facebook is facing formal investigations in the US and Europe, the stock is plummeting, and […]