Terra Infirma: Infiltrators
A compelling documentary on the day-to-day trials Palestinians are subjected to when trying to find routes along the barriers put up by Israel on the West Bank and Jerusalem, including the seven metres high separation wall. A spine-chilling cat-and-mouse game. With an introduction by Sheyma Buali, director of BBC Arabic Festival.
Landscape is a charged notion in the Middle East.* On the one hand, representations of landscape engage with a heady mix of national and natural borders, tussles over resources and territory, and (colonial) history. On the other hand, it is a rich source of identity, tradition and imagination.