A World Not Ours

A World Not Ours

Directed by: Mahdi Fleifel

Friday, June 13 - Thursday, June 19, 2014

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“A doc that flips storytelling and Mideast-Arab clichés on their heads, while weaving an irresistible mood of amused melancholy” (Variety). If Woody Allen made a film about a Palestinian refugee camp, it might come out like A World Not Ours. Director Mahdi Fleifel grew up in the camp of Ein el-Helweh in southern Lebanon before his family moved to Europe. This film documents his trips back for a sensitive, funny and illuminating study of belonging, friendship and family. – DOC NYC

NR, 93 Minutes, In English and Arabic with English subtitles

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