Nurith Gertz is Professor of Cinema and Literature at the Open University and Professor and Head of the Program in Theory and History in the Department of Cinema and Television at Tel Aviv University. Her numerous books include Myths in Israeli Culture and Not From Here. She lives in Jerusalem.George Khleifi is a Palestinian filmmaker and Deputy Director of the Institute of Modern Media at Al Quds University, Ramallah. He is the author of numerous articles on Palestinian cinema. He lives in Nazareth.