>Youth Media Showcase

Wishing to Be a Bird, Ana Asfor

Year: August 2006
Location: Not to Forget Woman’s Association, Jenin Refugee Camp, Jenin
Duration: 1:42 min

Synopsis: The short film describes a young girl’s experience of catching a bird with her friends- and coming to identify with the bird. Using a combination of drawings, still photographs, and narrative, the film uses the symbol of the bird to express the dream of being free to see a world full of both happiness and sadness.

Filmmakers: Rawan Farahtee, Samah Fayed, Diy'a Alghoul, Hadil Nidal, Shahed Fahmawe  

This video short was produced during the Digital Storytelling Workshop conducted by Voices Beyond Walls at the Not to Forget Woman’s Association, Jenin, West Bank in August 2006.

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