The Land Speaks Arabic

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This award-winning film shines a spotlight on the ethnic cleansing of Palestine by the Zionist movement and uses archival footage to show that the expulsion of the indigenous Arab population from Palestine was far from an accidental result of the 1948 war.

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Description

In this documentary the late 19th century birth of Zionism—and its repercussions for Palestinians—is detailed with original source documents, Zionist leaders’ quotations, rare archival footage, testimonies of witnesses and interviews with historians. All help to illustrate that the expulsion of the indigenous Arab population from Palestine was far from an accidental result of the 1948 war. This award-winning film shines a spotlight on the ethnic cleansing of Palestine by the Zionist movement.

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Weight 0.5 lbs
About the filmmaker

Maryse Gargour was born in Jaffa. She has been a journalist and a producer at the Office de Radio Diffusion et de la Télévision Française in Beirut. She has worked at UNESCO in Paris, at the International Council for Cinema and Television, and has also been a freelance journalist for international television news services in Paris. Her documentaries include: “Une Palestinienne face à la Palestine”, “Le Pays de Blanche”, "La Terre Parle Arabe" and wrote and produced "Jaffa la Mienne" and "Loin de Falastin".

Film Specs

Classification: Documentary Directed by: Maryse Gargour DVD Release date: March 2009 Length: 60 minutes Language: English, Arabic, and French with English subtitles

Awards

* Memories of the Mediterranean prize, 2008, Mediterranean Center for Audiovisual Communication * Best Film, 2008, Arab States Broadcasting Union * Special Broadcasting prize, 2008, Algerian Television

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