Udi Aloni’s “Junction 48″ won this year’s Berlinale Panorama Audience Award. Is Israel-Palestine standing at an important crossroads in its history? An interview
On the role of the engaged art in an increasingly globalized world and old and new Jerusalems.
“May you live in interesting times,” says a Chinese curse. Jan Gassmann’s “Europe, She Loves” pays a tribute to European youth’s lost years.
Newcomers could profit from an informative crash course on their hosts’ norms and values. But the question “What does it mean to live in a multi-ethnic society, in a meta-nation?” is one that hosts themselves should not put aside for too long.
It’s easy to dismiss the increasing drumroll of war in London and Berlin as a panic-fuelled reaction of madmen who happen to be in power. Yet, the truth might be even more disturbing.
Benjamin Netanyahu might be right— the European Union indeed “singles out” Israel by its recent labelling guidelines. But maybe not exactly the way he thinks.