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Alexander Cockburn’s $10,000 Arab connection
Village Voice staff writer Alexander Cockburn, a journalist noted for his media criticism and for his biting criticism of Israel, accepted $10,000 in 1982 as a fellowship from an organization promoting Arab causes.
A question of propriety
| July 27, 2012
Review: Free Men
In a little known footnote to the Holocaust, the head of the Paris mosque, Si Kaddour Ben Ghabrit, helped many Jews escape the Nazis.
Solidarity and mistrust in war-time Paris
| March 17, 2012
Review: Being Jewish in France
"A love affair gone sour," is how one of the writers quoted in director Yves Jeuland's documentary describes the Vichy collusion with the Nazis, which ended with thousands of French Jews rounded up by Gendarmes and shipped to death camps.
Yves Jeuland's documentary
| March 16, 2012
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
This winning British movie, in which rumpled fisheries expert Fred (McGregor) and sleek exec Harriet (Emily Blunt) help realize the dream project of a sheik, brings to mind the classic Ealing comedies that starred Guinness.
| March 09, 2012
Company One takes on Jason Grote's whirling 1001
Grote uses the same framing device as the original One Thousand and One Nights , which begins with Shahriyar (Nael Nacer) discovering his wife's infidelity and deciding that the only way to prevent his future wives from cheating is to marry virgins, de
| July 29, 2011
A woman croupier drifts like a ghost through languidly lit hotel spaces, or submits to jackhammer missionary intercourse while an I'm-not-here expression hardens her turned-away face.
The phantom worlds of Nina Menkes
| February 25, 2011
If an Israeli can help an Arab totake a leak in an ammo box, there might yet be peace in the Middle East.
This is one filthy tank
| September 10, 2010
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