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


 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.


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

Canal Encuentro Award, LatinArab, 2013, Argentina.

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