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Title The children of Ibdaa : to create something out of nothing / a film by S. Smith Patrick
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Artworks Video, [2010?]
phonogram 2002
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (30 min.)
Series Dance in video
Dance in video.
Summary Documentary about the lives of several adolescents in a Palestinian children's dance troupe from Dheisheh refugee camp in the West Bank. They use their performance to express the history, struggle, and aspirations of the Palestinian people, specifically the fight to return to their homeland
Notes Originally released as a documentary : [United States] : Cinesmith, c2002
Previously released on DVD
Not rated
In English and Arabic with English subtitles
Visionary documentary: Arab Cultural Center, San Francisco 2002; Golden Gate Award: Best documentary short, San Francisco International Film Festival 2003; Special Honor: Tehran International Short Film Festival 2003
Subject Duhayshah (Refugee camp)
Child dancers -- West Bank -- Duhayshah (Refugee camp)
Documentary films -- United States.
Palestinian Arabs -- West Bank.
Refugee children -- Middle East.
Refugees, Palestinian Arab -- Middle East.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Smith Patrick, S.
Artworks Video (Firm)