Tag Archives: film

“Battle For Haditha” Comes To British Screens

Broomfield develops a Truman Capote “true fiction” account of life in Iraq.

Identity. Belonging. Who Are You Really?

Conversations on identity seem to take a complicated turn more often than not, and especially in my rowdy hood.

Notes from the Dubai International Film Festival: Things We Lost in the Fire

As the festival wound down, I found myself needing an injection of Hollywood, and Susanne Bier’s “Things We Lost in the Fire” was the ticket. Well, maybe.

Notes from the Dubai International Film Festival: Captain Abu Raed

Well, the time has come to separate the best from the rest. For me, the festival peaked with the world premiere of “Captain Abu Raed” – the first Jordanian feature film in a rather long number of years.

Notes from the Dubai International Film Festival: The Battle for Haditha

This article is part of a series on various films at DIFF 2007. Nick Broomfield’s “The Battle for Haditha” has not yet gotten enough press. In some ways, this is understandable. Despite the explosive subject matter, this is a low-key film. There are no big-name actors, no enormous budget, and, most importantly, the picture’s stylistic […]

Motorcycle Diaries Part III

Our columnist returns with another segment of his diaries, and provides a sarcastic view on the advertising and movie industries.

Motorcycle Diaries

Reflections on life, religion and Palestine riding a motorcycle in Geneva