LITTLE PALESTINE (DIARY OF A SIEGE) (2021)

89 min - Documentary
Synopsis:

After the Syrian Revolution, Al-Assad's regime besieges the district of Yarmouk, the largest Palestinian refugee camp in the world. Yarmouk is cut off. The director records the daily deprivations while celebrating the people's courage.

Director: Abdallah Al-Khatib
Writer: Abdallah Al-Khatib
Country: Palestine / Lebanon / France / Qatar
Production: Bidayyat for Audiovisual Arts, Films de Force Majeure

Awards / Nominations:

International Dox Award Nominee (International Docs Competition) | Dokufest International Documentary and Short Film Festival

Best International Documentary Feature Winner (Special Jury Prize) | Guanajuato International Film Festival

Best International Documentary Feature Nominee (Festival Prize) | Guanajuato International Film Festival

Best Film Winner (Audience Award) | Hamburg Film Festival

Best Documentary Nominee (Ulysses Award) | Montpellier Mediterranean Film Festival

New Directors Competition Winner (Special Jury Award) | São Paulo International Film Festival

Best Film Nominee (New Directors Competition) | São Paulo International Film Festival

Gandhi's Glasses Award Winner | Torino Film Lab

Interreligious Award Winner (Compétition Internationale Longs Métrages) | Visions du Réel Festival International de Cinema Nyon

Press Jury Award Winner | War on Screen International Film Festival

International Jury Grand Prize Nominee | War on Screen International Film Festival

Ogawa Shinsuke Prize Winner | Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival