An African American gospel choir is the Greek chorus for a Palestinian play on Martin Luther King which tours the West Bank preaching nonviolence. It is a personal and cultural exchange where, over the course of the journey, their ideas about each other are radically transformed.
Artist John Halaka discusses his multi-disciplinary project, Portraits of Denial & Desire, that preserves and presents the stories of indigenous Palestinians who were displaced from their homeland in an ongoing cultural genocide that began 65 years ago.
A performance by renowned traditional folkloric society Al Hannouneh in Alexandria, VA as part of an eight city tour across the United States
Video of performance by Al Hannouneh Society for Popular Culture at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall in Alexandria, VA. Specializing in dramatic choreography, music and dabke dance, Al Hannouneh preserves Palestinian culture and identity through artistic expression.
Natural stone is the most requested Palestinian raw material, considered white oil. The natural stone’s extraction system causes environmental, social, and health problems within villages, refugee camps and cities. The Israeli occupation responds with persecution of Palestinian complaints, whose voices are unanswered by international organizations and ignored by the Palestinian authorities.
On May 31, 2010 while still in international waters, Israeli commandos killed nine people who were traveling on a humanitarian mission on the Mavi Mamara. Traveling together with them, 700 activists from Caracas to Valencia, Barcelona, Brussels, London, Stockholm, and Istanbul attempted to bring supplies and break the blockade that the Palestinian population of Gaza has been suffering for years.