Documentaries About Remembrance and Cultural Celebration in the 2022 BlackStar Film Festival

From Kash Kash (2022), dir. Lea Najjar (all images courtesy BlackStar Film Festival) Lea Najjar’s debut Kash Kash defies expectations. Countering the smoke that floats upwards from the devastating 2020 explosion in Beirut, Najjar’s gaze jumps sideways. We go from one rooftop to another, observing three men in a game of kash hamam — players … Read more

In Honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Centering Memory, Dignity, and Justice in Art Therapy

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn January 27, 2022 | By Zachary D. Van Den Berg, MA, ATR-P, LPC-Associate & Pat B. Allen, PhD, ATR On January 27, 1945, Soviet troops liberated Auschwitz, the largest of the Nazi concentration camps and killing centers. While Auschwitz was the largest concentration camp, it was only one of many liberated by … Read more