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DOC-FICTION | 2017 | COLOR | 7 MN | O.V. ARABIC

This doc-fiction is a (re)construction, a (re)collection of the memory of returning to Haifa. It is an imaginary memory of retuning to Haifa. Razan AlSalah is imagining her grandmother was able to return to Haifa when she was still alive, through Google Streetview, which today is the only way she could see Palestine, the only way Razan can see Palestine.

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Your father was born 100 years old, and so was the Nakba ابوكي خلق عمره ١٠٠ سنة، زي النكبة (PREVIEW)

She looks down at her virtual ghost marked with an X. "If I were walking, I would have found it, even if it's not here anymore." Oum Amin, a Palestinian grandmother returns to her hometown Haifa through Google Maps Streetview, today, the only way she can see Palestine.
DC Palestinian Films and Art Festival, Washington DC, USA 2017
Day of Cinema, Ramallah, Palestine 2017
Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, US 2018
Glasgow Short Film Festival, Glasgow, UK 2018
Haifa Independent Film Festival , Haifa 2018
Sunbird Award for best short film
Days of Cinema, Ramallah, Palestine 2017