STITCHING PALESTINE

CAROL MANSOUR

23 January 2020, 10:30 AM - 12 PM

Twelve Palestinian women sit before us and talk of their life before the Diaspora, of their memories and their identity. Their narratives are connected by the enduring thread of the ancient art of embroidery. Twelve resilient, determined and articulate women from disparate walks of life: lawyers, artists, housewives, activists, architects, and politicians stitch together the story of their homeland, of their dispossession, and of their unwavering determination that justice will prevail. Through their stories, the individual weaves into the collective, yet remaining distinctly personal.

Carol Mansour is an independent documentary filmmaker. She founded Forward Film Production in 2000 in Beirut, Lebanon. With over 25 years in documentary production, Mansour has covered the world from Sri Lanka to Lebanon to Uzbekistan. Her work reflects her concern for human rights and social justice, covering issues such as migrant workers, refugees, environmental issues, mental health, rights of the disabled, war and memory, right to health, and child labour.

2017 | 1h 18min
Arabic with English subtitles

Location: Social Support Society – Active Ageing House
Shatila camp, near Hariri Clinic
Telephone: 81060944

Free entrance

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