The history of Europeans in America | DW Documentary

Thirty million Europeans emigrated to the USA in the 19th Century to realize their American dream. But the continent was settled at the expense of its original inhabitants. The United States is always seen as the land of dreams and unlimited possibilities. Our starting point for this account of the settlement of America’s eastern seaboard…

The Arts Come Home to Bethlehem — Written by Mariam Shahin, Photographs courtesy of Dar Jacir on Aramco World com

Scattered across an expansive outdoor stone patio, family members embrace and art connoisseurs gather shoulder to shoulder with a beaming Yusuf Nasri Jacir. The 83-year-old’s adult daughters, Emily and Annemarie Jacir, and some 200 supporters, beneficiaries and children from a Bethlehem-area refugee camp reflect his pride in celebrating the reopening of the Jacir family home….

The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine — Book by Israeli historian and activist Ilan Pappé|Watch video on the author Explaining history in Vancouver

Renowned Israeli historian, Ilan Pappe’s groundbreaking book revisits the formation of the State of Israel. Between 1947 and 1949, over 400 Palestinian villages were deliberately destroyed, civilians were massacred and around a million men, women, and children were expelled from their homes at gunpoint. Denied for almost six decades, had it happened today it could…

Iran: Seven Faces of a Civilization – Full Documentary 1 hour, 7 minutes

Drawing on historical and archaeological evidence, this fascinating documentary by Dr. Farzin Rezaeian reconstructs 7,000 years of Iranian history. The film’s advanced animation techniques bring ancient wonders to life, giving an unprecedented look at Iran’s historical and cultural achievements. Rezaeian has reconstructed the major monuments from seven key periods in Iranian history, bringing to life…