>Youth Media Showcase

Memories of Nakba, Zikrayat el Nakba

Year: August 2006
Location: Yafa Cultural Center, Balata Refugee Camp, Nablus
Duration: 3:28 min

Synopsis: Using original drawings and archival photographs, this short film is an imaginative exploration of the story of the Nakba from a child’s point of view. The Nakba or "catastrophe" signifies the expulsion and dispossession of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from their homes and land in 1948. This story highlights themes of loss and separation during the Nakba with simple and touching imagery.

Filmmakers: Rami Bassam, Amani Odeh, Ahmed Ziat

This video short was produced during the Digital Storytelling Workshop conducted by Voices Beyond Walls at the Yafa Cultural Center, Balata Refugee Camp, Nablus, West Bank in August 2006.

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