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This is Not Living

Palestine, 2001 (MIFF 2002, Documentary)

Director: Alia Arasoughly

Shot under extremely difficult and dangerous conditions, this film features portraits of eight Palestinian women from different social and religious backgrounds. Exploring their lived realities, it seeks to show how Palestinian women know war, and imagine peace.

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