Destructive Disenchantment

On the early morning of April 19th 1995, Timothy McVeigh parked a truck filled with explosives in front of the Murrah Federal Building. Instantly, a hundred and sixty-eight lives perished while countless others were found in critical condition. Shortly before McVeigh’s involvement was announced publicly, many originally presumed that the perpetrator was …

Arab Idol

  The Idol, directed by Hany Abu-Assad, is an Arabic film that captures the true story of Mohammed Assaf, and aspiring musician living in a refugee camp in Gaza (Palestinian territories) who sets a seemingly impossible goal: to compete on the program “Arab Idol” (IMDb). The motion picture expresses various …

Terrorism Knows No Gender

The Attack by Ziad Doueiri (view the trailer here) depicts the story of a female suicide bomber through the eyes of her husband. The film highlights Siham, a female suicide bomber and her struggles with the decision to sacrifice her own life. We learn more about Siham through her husband, …