P.S. Jerusalem

P.S. Jerusalem – Review

Danae Elon has a remarkably relatable habit of both admitting her own failings and failing to admit them. P.S. Jerusalem, narrated intermittently by its director-cinematographer, is a fascinating, frustrating...
Ambulance

Ambulance – Doc/Fest 2016 Review

In 2014, war broke out between Israel and Palestine and the city of Gaza suffered 51 consecutive days of bombing. While most people tried to get as far away as possible, young filmmaker Mohamed Jabaly grabbed...
RED LEAVES Family Meal

Red Leaves – LFF Review

Featuring a stoic central performance from Eshetu, Red Leaves is an effective if slightly slow-moving examination of a patriarchy in decline. Eshetu (as the elderly Meseganio) absolutely nails his...
CENSORED VOICES Men On Tanks

Censored Voices – LFF Review

Like Joshua Oppenheimer's astounding The Look of Silence, Censored Voices turns the lens of history onto the victors of a conflict they perceive as a righteous one - however not quite to the same level of...

Dancing Arabs – LFF Review

Dancing Arabs’s greatest strength is the way it recognises and respects the painfully irreconcilable divide between opposing cultures – in this case Israel and Palestine. There is kindness and humanity...