Four must-see films on the Palestinian experience

As the world changes quickly amid wars and forced displacement, films have always been a way to inspire, influence social change, and raise awareness on important issues.

Many films have served as a medium for Palestinians to portray their experiences and depict their reality.

The Israeli attacks on Gaza, which started on October 7, have worsened the humanitarian crisis there and drawn global attention. Some people are well-informed, while others are misled by some media outlets that spread false or unverified stories.

Here are four Palestinian movies, portraying the truth about the Palestinian lives:

Salt of this Sea (2008)

Palestinian drama, chronicles the journey of Soraya, a young Palestinian woman from Brooklyn, who returns to her ancestral home in the occupied West Bank to find her family’s lost savings, experiencing the realities of life under Israeli occupation.



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