French publisher lowave has just released the second volume of its anthology Resistance(s), compiling recent films & videos from the Middle East and North Africa.
This volume features nine shorts from different artists, ranging from the social and political documentaries to new aesthetic approaches.
- Nouba (Katia Kameli , Algeria/France, 2000, 5')
- Straight Stories part 1 (Bouchra Khalili, Morocco/France, 2007, MiniDV, 10')
- Amer & Nasser, Iraqi brothers (Al Fadhil, Iraq, 2003, Video, 4'25'')
- Don't do to her what you did to me (Zineb Sedira, Algeria/UK, 1998-2001, Video, 9')
- Avant de disparaître (Joude Gorani, Syria/France, 2005, Video, 13')
- I swam in the sea last week (Nesrine Khodr, Lebanon, 2003, Video, 2'25'')
- Géographie imaginaire (Pauline M'Barek, Tunisia/Germany, 2005, 15')
- Saving face (Jalal Toufic, Lebanon, 2003, Video, 9')
- Quelques miettes pour kles oiseaux (Nassim Amaouche, France, 2005, Video, 28'30'')
Extras: 1 Bonus Film, Interviews, Bios, Filmographies. French, English, German and Arab subtitles. 110 min., 1 DVD10, PAL/NTSC, Multizone, stereo, 4:3, 25 €.