Limit search to available items
DVD video

Title Out of place, out of time
Published 2006


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  325.21095694 Mar/Oop  2006/02/06 (DVD)  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary "Documentary about Palestinian refugees living in Lebanon. Why would you marry a man you hardly know, and go to the other side of the world to live with him? What do you do when you are forbidden to work? Why would you want to travel to a new country illegally? How can you think of having children, when you know they will grow up to be denied basic human rights? What is it like to be a refugee for more than 55 years? Out Of Place: Out Of Time reveals the historical circumstances and the contemporary issues facing Palestinian refugees in Lebanon today. In 2003, an Australian named Stefan Markworth went to live for six months in the Palestinian refugee camp of Bourj el Barajneh, in Beirut, Lebanon. Working in English and Arabic he interviewed people of different generations and began making his first documentary film. The resulting film takes the audience beyond media stereotypes to find out about the realities of the lives of ordinary people in camp. This is a world where cultural and communal identity, social and economic concerns, collective human rights and individual aspirations are all to some extent defined and conditioned by camp life. Despite being oppressed, denied their rights and living in limbo as refugees for more than 55 years, the people in camp express a spirit of resilience and a thriving, unique identity... " -- website
Notes Off-air recording of ABC-TV broadcast February 6, 2006. Copied under Part VA of the Copyright Act
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
No rating given
Subject Refugees, Palestinian Arab
Author Markworth, Stefan
ABC-TV (Australia)