Category: Interviews

Road to Tantura

Road to Tantura: visualizing the Palestinian Nakba

Road to Tantura is an important and promising documentary by Hala Gabriel, that will be released soon. It deals with the history and present of Tantura, a fishing village south of Haifa, that was ethnically cleansed by Zionist terror brigades on May 22, 1948. The catastrophe (‘Nakba’ in Arabic) of Zionist ethnic cleansing struck hundreds of Palestinian villages and towns...

Doc Jazz interviewed on Palestinian radio program from Ramallah

On May 27th, Doc Jazz was interviewed by Mahmoud Hrebat in his radio show “Dot Com”, broadcast by the station 24FM. Through a Skype connection, Mahmoud asked Doc Jazz questions about his connection to Palestine, his music, the role of social media, and other aspects of the Musical Intifada. What was also discussed was how music can play a role...

Young Palestinian artist Lina Abojaradeh: art is my one form of resistance

It must have been about half a year ago when on Twitter, I came across a stunning painting relating to the Palestinian struggle, that I then decided to share on my Facebook page. I remember being enchanted by its moving symbolism, its use of colours, and its powerful message. The name of the artist, Lina Abojaradeh, was pasted at the...

I believe only in the liberation of Palestine – Doc Jazz in interview with German website

Doc Jazz was interviewed by German website ProMosaik e.V., about the importance of music for political change and resistance in Palestine. “We have been his fans for a long time now, and it is great that he was available to answer our questions. As we all love Gaza and Gaza children and we want peace, I think that his songs...