Omar (Netflix Movie) Review

Do you know how they catch monkeys in Africa? They addict them to sugar cubes.  Then the hunter sets up a simple trap that closes on the monkeys hand when he grabs the cube.  The hunter knows that the sugar-addicted…

The Insult (2017)- Review

The Insult (2017)  is a movie directed by Ziad Doueiri and written by Joelle Touma. This movie can be characterized as a drama with an emphasis on historicism. Specifically, the Palestinian situation in Lebanon. The movie utilizes the Lebanese dialect…

Review: Salam Neighbor

Salam Neighbor is a documentary that focuses on Syrian refugees in the refugee camp, Zaatari, located in Jordan. This refugee camp has about 80,000 refugees living in it and this documentary explores the unknown inside of it and brings awareness…

How Comparison Can Literally Be the Thief of Joy

  Shereen El Feki’s comparison of media in the Arab world to American pop culture during a TED talk is an open assessment of how the Arab world has seemingly borrowed western elements of pop culture. Her first contrasting element…

Review: Barakah Meets Barakah

Barakah Meets Barakah is a Saudi Arabian film released in 2016. It is a drama-comedy written and directed by Mahmoud Sabbagh and shot entirely in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The story focuses on a middle-class man named Barakah and Bibi, a…

Review "The cousins “ولاد العم.”: the conflict between cousins, Arab and Jewish"

BY: MUHASSAD ALJUMAILI “The cousins” is an Egyptian movie that greatly reflects the Arab-Israel conflict about Palestine. The movie was produced in 2009, directed by Sharif Arafa and the main actors were Karim Abdul Aziz, Muna Zaki, and Sharif Muneer….