Directed by Berber Verpoest
Three intimate portraits of young Palestinians living under occupation.
Berber Verpoest (born 1983) is a freelance journalist and documentary filmmaker. He also teaches journalism at the Artevelde University College of Ghent. His films aim to engage relevant and pressing issues through touching personal stories. His latest films are HOME (2017) and BEYOND THE WALL (2015, finalist at Dig Awards 2016).
70 minsA diverse assembly of short format documentary films that include spotlights on traditional Moroccan Sufi-inspired rock music and Amman's underground heavy metal scene, to a portrait of Palestinian youth living under occupation. Of note in this program are 4 films from #SupportYemen's documentary filmmaking workshop Comra (or "photographic dark room") that supports Yemeni filmmakers in tandem with the British Council. Heartfelt, relevant, and inspiring: our 2017 doc shorts program has something for everyone.