Not surprisingly, many documentaries involve the Israel-Palestine conflict or the war in Iraq, but other topics include women, war, sport, activism, and more.Many of the documentaries are available for free viewing online, and many are available for sale on one or more sites.In the film, the US media reconstructs the story through a variety of media sources, including the soldiers' own video, local TV reporting, security cameras, helmet-cams, and more.The film won director De Palma the Silver Lion award for Best Director at the 2007 Venice Film Festival.The film won four awards at the 2004 Montreal World Film Festival.Following is a list of documentaries from, chiefly, the past decade.The documentary includes interviews with American and Israeli scholars, NGO representatives, religious leaders, and humanitarian workers, and is narrated by Alison Weir, founder of If Americans Knew.
The drama tells the story of the past and current lives of three Iraqi mental patients amidst the "Shock and Awe" campaign of the invasion of Iraq. The film won awards at the Brooklyn International Film Festival, the Carthage Film Festival, the Istanbul International Film Festival, and the Leeds International Film Festival.
exercises concocted by her grandson to capture and commemorate her many worlds before they are erased by the passage of time and her eventual death." The film won two awards at the 2010 Doha Tribeca Film Festival (2010) This film by Jordanian documentary filmmaker Mahmoud al Massad tells the story of Bashir Mraish.
In 1983, the world press reported that Bashir, aged four, was killed during the assassination of his father, Mamoun Mraish, a top PLO lieutenant.
(Note: the list of films, and of sites for viewing and purchase is not exhaustive.
There are many more to explore.) (Grandma, A Thousand Times) (2010) This touching documentary comes from an Emirati/Qatari/Lebanese partnership. a poetic documentary that puts a feisty Beiruti grandmother at the center of …