From the Editors
Route 181: Fragments of a Journey in Palestine-Israel. Directed by Michel Khleifi & Eyal Sivan. Belgium/France/Germany/UK, 2003 Today Palestinians commemorate the nakba, or day of catastrophe. At the same time, the state of Israel seeks to criminalize this expression of an autonomous Palestinian national consciousness, which threatens to fragment and disrupt Israel’s historical self-narrative. This year, the nakba finds itself in the shadow cast by the Israeli Knesset ...Keep Reading »
Sara Saljoughi is a PhD student in the department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Minnesota. Her areas of research are global cinemas (especially those of the Middle East and Latin America), Iranian visual culture, postcolonial studies, immigration and diaspora studies, and cultural theory.