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Documentary Filmmaker returns to find parents’ ancestral homes in Mexico and Palestine

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Documentary Filmmaker returns to find parents’ ancestral homes in Mexico and Palestine

Documentary Filmmaker returns to find parents’ ancestral homes in Mexico and Palestine Chicago filmmaker just launched Kickstarter campaign for production in Mexico for new film that seeks to provide accurate representations of the American immigrant community through her personal story. Colette Ghunim, Chicago-based director of the award-winning documentary The People’s Girls, which investigated the issue…

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Constructing a Nation’s Memory: Cinema of Michel Khleifi

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Constructing a Nation’s Memory: Cinema of Michel Khleifi

The life and works of Palestinian filmmaker Michel Khleifi will be celebrated in London at the Shabbak Festival featuring his films and the films of others. Khleifi produced the West Bank’s first documentary film in 1980 “Fertile Memory” For many years, Michel Khleifi was the ultimate voice of Palestinian cinema. Emerging from the ashes of PLO…

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