All tagged Middle East

Death Is Hard Work

The plot of Death Is Hard Work is anything but simple: Three siblings have to transport their dead father’s body across war-torn Syria so he can be buried in his home village.

Sadness Is a White Bird

You feel the tension, you feel the idealism, you feel the weight of history... Moriel Rothman-Zecher magnificently weaves all these strands of Jewish identity together.  

A Thousand Nights

"Lo-Melkhin killed three hundred girls before he came to my village looking for a wife. She that he chose of us would be a hero. She would give the others a life...."

This is not the 1,001 nights retelling of Disney's Aladdin; this is much darker.