is relatively young in comparison to Arab cinema
as a whole, many Palestinian movies are made with European and Israeli funding and support. Palestinian movies are not exclusively produced in Arabic
and some are made in English, French and Hebrew. It is believed that there have been over 800 films produced about Palestinians, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
, and other related topics.
Notable film festivals
- Rapfogel, Jared: A Report of Dreams of a Nation - A Palestinian Film Festival, January 24-27, 2003, Senses of Cinema.
- Palestinian film festival planned, 18 May, 2004, BBC
- Dabashi, Hamid: For a Fistful of Dust: A Passage to Palestine, 23 - 29 September 2004, Al-Ahram
- Film Jan. 14, 2006, IMEU,
- Kemp, Rebecca: “Interviews with Palestinian Filmmakers” , 6 Degrees Film, Fall 2006
- Rastegar, Kamran, "Palestine Only Exists in Cinema", Bidoun Magazine, Issue 8, Vol. 1, Fall 2006
- Provan, Alexander Requesting Permission to Narrate: Dreams of a Nation: On Palestinian Cinema. Stop Smiling Magazine. (2007). Retrieved on 2007-04-09..
- Annemarie Jacir: Coming Home: Palestinian Cinema, 27 February 2007, The Electronic Intifada
- Khaled Elayya: A Brief History of Palestinian Cinema, This week in Palestine
- Khadija Habshneh: Palestinian Revolution Cinema, This week in Palestine
- Dabashi, Hamid, and Said, Edward (preface) (2006): Dreams Of A Nation: On Palestinian Cinema, Verso Books, London, United Kingdom, ISBN 1844670880
- Gertz, Nurith; Khleifi, George (2008): Palestinian Cinema: Landscape, Trauma, and Memory, Indiana University Press. ISBN 0253220076