Turkey’s “A Few Brave People” Wins Best Feature Film at Abu Dhabi’s Green Carpet Ceremony

A Few Brave People by Turkish director Rüya Arzu Köksal won the Golden Deer Award for Best Feature Film at the inaugural Abu Dhabi International Environmental Film Festival (ADIEFF) last Thursday night. Recognized alongside five other nature-themed films at the closing green carpet ceremony, the documentary highlights the challenges faced by people living in Çağlayan, İkizdere and Senoz in the Black […]


Abu Dhabi Behind Matt Damon Anti-Fracking Film

Perhaps floored that a subsidiary of the state-owned Abu Dhabi Media, Image Nation, could be behind such a high-quality production as Promised Land, a new anti-fracking film written by and starring Matt Damon and John Krasinski, western bloggers are drawing conspiratorial connections between the production company and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company. The theory […]


Interview With Environmental Filmmaker Zeina Aboul Hosn

We speak to the Zeina Aboul Hosn, an environmental filmmaker based in the Middle East about sharks, working on the Age of Stupid and the challenges she faces in her work Shortlisted for the Amnesty International 2008 Media Award for journalists covering human rights, Zeina Aboul Hosn is clearly passionate about the world around her […]

First Solar Powered Movie in Israel to be Screened in Tel Aviv Next Week

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZjsJdokC0s&feature=PlayList&p=B8D76CD6FCA6389B&index=0&playnext=1[/youtube] Watching a movie about the environment is one thing.  But watching a movie about the environment that is powered with solar power?  That is taking eco cinema to a whole other level.  And hopefully Israel is ready for it, because it’s happening for the first time ever in Tel Aviv next week. Green Change […]