DOES THE CACTUS HAVE A SOUL?

DOES THE CACTUS HAVE A SOUL?

    Price: $310.00

    Code: 1787
    Format: DVD

    Directed by Gilles Dinnematin
    1987, 56 mins.
    French and Arabic dialogue with English subtitles
    Purchase: $310 Rental: $125


    Examines the controversial historical issues surrounding the Israeli destruction of Palestinian villages and the confiscation of Arab-owned land during and following the Arab-Israeli War. The documentary features interviews with elderly Arabs who recount their former village life and describe the Israeli military attacks in 1948 which drove them from their villages into exile in Lebanon and other countries or into refugee camps in the Gaza Strip.

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    "The faces of Palestinians as they give voice to their memories and the contrasting images to modern Israel and refugee camps are cinematically vivid."
    Choice, American Library Association