Local (Mahali)



The three filmmakers, who work as TV news cameramen in Ramallah, are caught in their offices when the Israeli military occupies the city in March 2002. This film is a chronicle of the days they spent inside, under curfew, as the siege of Arafat’s compound dragged on. Its follows the mundane realities of trying to live under a military curfew with humor and dignity, and ends with their escape from the office.



Imad Ahmed, Ismail Habash & Raed Al Helou -- Documentary, 52’ (Palestine: 2002)