Filmed in over 15 countries, with more than 250 interviews of Palestinian refugees who have lived in over 25 countries, this is the first documentary Film to look at the global Palestinian refugee experience over the last 60 years. The film presents Palestinian refugees who were displaced in 1948 and their descendants, and includes the wide range of age, socio-economic status, education level, etc.
Chronicles of the Refugee is an independently produced film made by Adam Shapiro, Perla Issa and Aseel Mansour, with a musical score by Tarik "Excentrik" Kazaleh. Funding for the project was made possible through individual contributions and the film is in no way associated with any organization, political party, faction or otherwise.
Film is in Arabic and English with subtitles.
Here's a clip from Chronicles of the Refugee - DVD 7721 - 7723
Part I: "Nakba Dailies"
Part II: "Daily Nakbas"
Part III: "Homeland Without ID (papers)"
Part IV: "Identity Without a Homeland"
Part V: "Talk About Return"
Part VI: "Return of the Talk"
Adam Shapiro is co-founder of the International Solidarity Movement, and has previously made the documentaries About Baghdad , Darfur Diaries , Becoming Nadya and Nowhere to Flee .
Perla Issa is a Palestinian from Lebanon, who recently produced a short documentary on Nahr Al-Bared . She also worked with Shapiro on the documentary Nowhere to Flee and was part of the team that produced the documentary series, Arabs and Terrorism.
Assel Mansour is an indpependant Palestinian filmmaker from Jordan. His Filmography includes: Little Feet ; Nightmares of Reality, co-director; and Alert Guns.