Screening at the Arcola Theatre: Belonging

Talk Monday 28th May, 2007

Belonging is the story of what happens when ordinary people get caught up in extraordinary circumstances.

Challenging common stereotypes of a displaced people, Belonging tells the story of deep-rooted attachment to one’s land, the loss of an ancestral home, and the experience of being made a refugee

The Arab/Israeli wars of 1948 and 1967 changed the lives of Palestinian families forever, this film recounts the story of one of those families. As told by two generations of surviving family
members, this is not a story of blame and bitterness. It is in fact a human story, one of displacement and loss.