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Gaza

A new artificial harbor and airport outside Gaza?

: The population of Gaza is becoming increasingly poorer, struggling to survive. But the local fishermen have an idea that might help.

Surfing against all odds

Philip Gnadt, Mickey Yamine, Germany, 2016: Gaza Surf Club.

: This beautiful documentary takes us to the surfing world of the Gaza Strip and reveals an impressive resilience in a besieged population.

With his eyes on the war

: Mohamed Jabaly's documentary debut Ambulance provides a unique insight into a 51-day bombing of Gaza, seen from the ambulance's driver's seat.

Gaza: If music could muffle the sound of war

"An orchestra today, a state tomorrow," said literary historian and musician Edward Said as he established the Jerusalem Conservatory of Music. Can there be truth in the slogan?

That's why I'm on board the Gaza women's boat

: On October 5, the women's boat on its way to Gaza was stopped by the Israeli navy in international waters. Here you can read actress LisaGay Hamilton's thoughts on why she decided to become part of the boat's crew.

Damage and information war

: Technology has become a favorite tool for protest and activism. A team of hackers from Gaza has created newspaper headlines around the world.

Can political theater change Gaza?

: Political theater flourishes in Gaza, thirsting for anything that can contribute to change.

Gaza does not function as anything other than a large prison, possibly as a road to suicide

: Gaza has gone through three wars in such a short period of time that even ten-year-olds can remember all three. Yet the people here live in a vacuum of international oblivion after a decade of blockade.

A revolt lit by political stagnation

"This uprising is not going to die out," said a Palestinian journalist and author. Can the third intifada be the last?

Ship to Gaza summer 2015

: Gerd von der Lippe is in no doubt that she will go on board again.