Palestine in the south

Palestine in the south


Original title: Palestina al sur
Production: Antipoder
Country: Chile
Director: Ana María Hurtado
Script: Ana María Hurtado
Photography: Miguel Castillo
Music: Arturo Sotomayor
Year: 2011
Duration: 52
Genre: Historic documentary
Color: Color
Original language: Spanish
Languages available: Spanish

Synopsis:

 Basem (27), a Palestinian baker who fled Iraq after the US invasion, arrives in La Calera, a small Chilean city where the descendants of Palestinians are many and powerful. With the help of Monica, a Chilean-Palestinian social worker eager to find her roots again, Basem begins a long struggle that involves starting a new life with her wife and young daughter, and rescuing her elderly parents from the war zone. so we can all live together again.


Awards:

 Best film, New Horizons section, Al Jazeera Film Festival, 2012, Qatar.

Canal Encuentro Award, LatinArab, 2013, Argentina.

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