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Drawing for Better Dreams

Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2015

May Odeh, Dia' Azzeh / Short Narrative / Palestine / 2015 / 4 min / Colour / DCP2K / In No Dialogue / (No Subtitles) subtitles / No Premiere
Rated: General Audiences. Suitable for ages 4 and up.

Synopsis

By using images drawn by Palestinian children between the ages of 9 and 12, ‘Drawing for Better Dreams’ takes us to the Occupied Territories and into the minds of the kids who live there under siege. By animating the simple crayon drawings, this moving film conjures up the struggles faced by Palestinian children on a daily basis, and demonstrates the power of – and need for – allowing young people to dream.

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Credits

Director
May Odeh, Dia' Azzeh
Screenwriter
May Odeh
Producer
May Odeh
Editor
Dia' Azzeh
Music
Faris Shomali
Production Company
Odeh Films

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