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Six Films That Could Save The World

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.23.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

I still hope for a day when Israeli filmmakers will be allowed to show their films in festivals throughout the Arab world and Palestinian filmmakers will once again show their oeuvres in Jerusalem, Haifa and other festivals around the country.

Julian Schnabel Twitter Q & A

storify.com | Posted 07.17.2011 | Arts

On Friday, May 13, 2011, at 2:30 pm EDT, artist and filmmaker Julian Schnabel took questions from Twitter users. This is part of the Hirshhorn's new D...

Miral Defies Racial Stereotypes of Arabs in the Media

David A. Love | Posted 06.13.2011 | Media
David A. Love

This film presents Palestinians as everyday human beings in all their complexities. Miral provided a public service to viewers who are unexposed to the Israel occupation.

'Miral' Tackles Controversy, Gets Major Praise From Johnny Depp & Critics

Posted 06.08.2011 | Entertainment

Several of Hollywood's biggest names are coming out in support of Julian Schnabel's controversial new film "Miral," with quotes from Johnny Depp and J...

'Miral' Actor Shot And Killed In West Bank

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 06.05.2011 | Entertainment

Juliano Mer-Khamis, a well-known director, activist, and star of Julian Schnabel's new film, "Miral," was shot and killed on Monday in the West Bank c...

PHOTOS: Freida Pinto In A Bra, Talking Boyfriend

Posted 05.29.2011 | Entertainment

Freida Pinto is one of Glamour's three May covergirls and on her cover she wears a Peter Som bra and shorts. Inside she talks about filming Julian Sch...

Miral's Rula Jebreal: The Palestinian Woman who wrote the Book that Started this Big Screening War

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katie Halper

This week, days before Miral's release, I talked to Rula Jebreal about her life, her story, the film, violence, and her optimism for a peaceful future for Israelis and Palestinians alike.

Can a Palestinian Story Prompt Dialogue for Middle East Peace?

Danielle Berrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Danielle Berrin

Julian Schnabel must have known that screening a film about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at the United Nations General Assembly would be scene-ste...

ReThink Interview: Julian Schnabel, Director of Miral (VIDEO)

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Schnabel has succeeded in two fields that are notoriously difficult to making a living at: art and film. Now he has taken on a real challenge: making a movie about a Palestinian girl.

Miral, Israel and AJC

David Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Harris

Along came Miral and all the rules were broken. Because it involved Israel, and not nations with far more clout in the UN system, the protest fell on deaf ears.

Schnabel's Miral Premieres at the UN: An Irrefutable Sign of the Times

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Miral is a cinematic journey into a people's experience few of us are comfortable with facing, a political cause few would admit they wholeheartedly support.

Miral Screens at the United Nations General Assembly

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Schnabel's film does not instigate a new critique. Rather, continues a discourse in Israel with intellectuals and writers like David Grossman, Amos Oz, and Yehuda Amichai.

Miral and the MPAA

Julian Schnabel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Julian Schnabel

I was shocked when the MPAA awarded my film Miral an "R" rating. Women are objectified constantly in PG-13 movies, and such objectification is rewarded with a friendlier rating.

She's BACK

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Frieda Pinto returns to the big screen this month as an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in war-torn Jerusalem. Pinto, who plays the title charact...

Alexander Siddig -- Discovering the Uncommon Hero

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

I meet Siddig in Doha, Qatar, where he is promoting Miral, the latest Julian Schnabel film which has had more than its fair share of criticism.

HuffPost Exclusive: Al Di Meola's "Strawberry Fields," Plus A Conversation With Grammy Nominee Laurie Anderson

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Laurie Anderson, Peter Gabriel, Kate Bush, David Byrne... there are certain established artists whose works seem very fresh no matter which era they were created or played in.

A Q&A With Rachid Benzine

Julian Schnabel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Julian Schnabel

We can be truthful in our endeavors, search for objectivity, keep a critical eye, but if we forget we always are -- despite our best intentions -- in a subjective space, we are lying to ourselves and to others.

Alexander Siddig Is Part of Julian Schnabel's Latest Cinematic Canvas

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ashley Wren Collins

"I am so confused about who I am in my life now, it's not even funny!" This joyful lament is that of the tall, dark drink of water that is actor Alexander Siddig, star of Cairo Time.