Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Fest screens movies about Mideast conflict.(Venue)

Byline: Anthony DellaFlora Journal Staff Writer

The war in Iraq has highlighted differences in how news is covered around the world.

The differences have never been more evident than in coverage of the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, said Katherine Hughes-Fraitekh of the Arab-Jewish Peace Alliance.

That is one of the key reasons the alliance is sponsoring a film festival this weekend called "Israel and Palestine: Into the Heart of the Conflict."

The screenings will be followed by panel discussions.

The movies are by Palestinian, Israeli, European and American filmmakers.

"They're alternative views. We're not going to show anything that shows the mainstream view that people see every day on the news and in the press," said Hughes-Fraitekh. …

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