>Youth Media Showcase

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Year: August 2008
Location: Aida refugee camp, Bethlehem
Duration: 10:44 min

Synopsis: This dramatic film is based on the real lives of children living in the Aida refugee camp, where conditions are often oppressive. It expresses the basic yearning of youth to have a safe place to play soccer in the absence of parks and sport facilities in their camp.

Youth Filmmakers: Maysan Saed, Murad Karaja, Mohammad Qassim, Mohammad Waleed, Aboud Al Azzeh, Ahmad Al Araj and Mohammad Faris.

Supervised by Anne Paq and Nitin Sawhney

The film was produced during the Digital Storytelling Workshop conducted by Voices Beyond Walls at the Lajee Youth Center in the Aida refugee camp near Bethlehem, West Bank in August 2008.

This video short is available on DVD. An online video trailer will be posted here soon.


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