Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Screening of 1948

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

5:30 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum

WATCH DIRECTOR OPENING REMARKS AND Q&A

Screening of 1948, director: Mohammed Bakri (1998), Palestine-Israel (Arabic, English subtitles, 54 min)

1948 is a collection of memories of a group of elderly Arabs, describing the moment they became refugees and were deported. In the film, Mohammad Bakri employs poetry by well-known Palestinian poet and author Mahmoud Darwish.

This event is part of “1948 – Once Upon a Palestine”, a film series curated by Ariella Azoulay, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Modern Culture.

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Middle East Studies