Pop Palestine by Fidaa Abuhamdiya and Silvia Chiarantini (2013, 50 min.). In Italian with English subtitles. Documentary.
Four friends travel from the south to the north of Palestine to discover Palestinian culinary traditions. They visit home kitchens, explore pastry making, and interview famous chefs and street vendors. A travel video journal shaped around Palestinian popular cuisine.
Followed by a Q&A with the directors.
Epicly Palestine’d: The Birth of Skateboarding in the West Bank by Theo Krish and Philip Joa (2015, 26 min.). In English. Documentary.
A small group of Palestinian teenagers gain the attention of the skateboarding world when they create a skate scene from scratch in the heart of the West Bank—a place where you can’t even buy a skateboard—while facing the challenges of living under military occupation.
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