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by Erica Marcus
Being a teenager is hard — especially in a war zone. Alive in Limbo traces the lives of five Arab youth over 10 years, uncovering their ordinary adolescent obsessions, familiar dreams, and their attempts to live normal lives amidst the ruins of war around them.
by Barak Heymann and Tomer Heymann
Bridge Over the Wadi follows a group of young Arab and Jewish children for one year as their grade school attempts a bi-national and bi-lingual program.
Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices
by Ran Tal and Amir Harel
Tracing Israel’s kibbutz movement, Children of the Sun follows members of the Zionist elite from their birth in the 1920s and 1930s to the crisis that weakened the movement
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection
by Mai Masri
Two girls living in refugee camps in Beirut and Bethlehem share the feelings and hopes of a new generation of young Palestinians.
by Lisa Gossels and Eden Wurmfeld
My So-Called Enemy follows six Palestinian and Israeli teenage girls committed to justice and mutual understanding after participating in a women’s leadership program, and how their lives and realities are transformed over the next seven years.
by Justine Shapiro and B.Z. Goldberg
A compelling and humorous take on the Middle East conflict from the perspectives of seven Palestinian and Israeli children living only minutes apart in Jerusalem but locked in separate worlds.
Global Voices, POV
by Hen Lasker, Edna Kowarsky, and Elinor Kowarsky
At an army base in the heart of Israel's southern desert two young female military recruits make the transformation from fragile, vulnerable young girls to confident soldiers and fierce fighters.
Global Perspectives Collection
by Liz Mermin and Lawrence Elman
Team Qatar follows the journey of five Middle Eastern teens from the world’s richest country as they are initiated into the cutthroat subculture of competitive high-school debating.
by Isaac Solotaroff
When a Kuwaiti psychologist launches a comic series with 99 superheroes based on the 99 virtues of Allah, he runs up against suspicion from Muslims and the harsh realities of the global marketplace.
Independent Lens, Diverse Muslim Voices