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17 MAY 2015

Al Nakba: Documentary on the Palestinian Catastrophe

"Al Nakba, documentary (200 min) -produced by Al Jazeera- was first broadcasted in Arabic on the 60th anniversary of the Palestinian catastrophe. It was translated into English in 2009 and then into four different languages: French, German, Spanish and Italian. Al Nakba won the prize for the best long documentary about Palestine in Al Jazeera Fifth International Film Festival (Doha/Qatar) and the audience award in Amal Ninth Euro-Arab Film Festival (Santiago/Spain). It participated in other film festivals in Brazil, Argentina, Italy, Jordan, Egypt and Palestine."

"Al Nakba" (2008). directed by: Rawan Damen

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1799 • 19482008 • 60th anniversary • Al Jazeera • Al Nakba (2008) • Arab-Israeli war • archive material • British expansion • British Mandate in Palestine • catastrophecolonisation • dispossession • European imperialism • expulsion • four-part series • historyhistory of conflictideological intoleranceIndigenous peopleIsraelIsraeli-Palestinian conflictMiddle EastNapoleon BonaparteOttoman EmpirePalestine • Palestinian catastrophe • Palestinian exodus • Palestinian territories • Palestinian tragedy • Rawan DamenrefugeeState of Israeltelevision documentaryterritorialisation • The Nakba • Zionist

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Simon Perkins
09 MARCH 2011

Christchurch earthquake: 'It's good to be alive'

"Steve Mateer of Lyttelton tells of his frantic skateboard down the hill to get to his boys' school after his truck was nearly crushed by falling rocks when the quake hit."

(NZ Herald, Friday 25 Feb 2011)

[In great Australasian style Steve Mateer demonstrates the art of understatement as he explains how he survived the 22 February 2011 Christchurch earthquake.]

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2011Aotearoa New ZealandAustralasiacafecatastropheChristchurchcivic engagementcoffeecommunitydevastationearthquake • Lyttelton • Lyttelton Coffee Co • rock hop • skateboard • South Island • Steve Mateer • surfingsurvival • Taylors Mistake • truck • understatement • Windy Point

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Simon Perkins
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