Just Play by Dimitri Chimenti (2012, 58 min.). A group of men and women work with Al Kamandjâti (the violin, in Arabic), a Palestinian Cultural Association, in the West Bank to turn music into a means of freedom and liberation. A film that sidesteps politics to make a powerful case for human dignity and art. In Arabic, Hebrew, English, and French with English subtitles.

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Apart by Sami Shehade (2013, 20 min.). An accordion player who left Gaza in 1995 to study music in the West Bank and was not allowed to return finds it difficult to be apart from his family during the Israeli attack on Gaza in 2012. In Arabic with English subtitles.