Summer '05 Film Series
Wednesday, June 22nd 2005 6:30 pm
FILM: "Until When..."
Palestine, USA, 2004 / Director: Dahna Abourahme / 76 min.
Set during the current Intifada, this documentary follows four Palestinian families living in Dheisheh Refugee Camp near Bethlehem. Fadi is 13 and cares for his 4 younger brothers, the Hammashes are a close-knit family who pass on the lessons of life with humor and passion, Sana is a single woman who endures long commutes to do community work, and Emad and Hanan are a young couple trying to shield their daughter from the harsh realities of the occupation. They talk about their past and discuss the future with humor, sorrow, frustration and hope.
The Palestine Center
2425 Virginia Ave, NW Washington DC 20037
Jessica Robertson Wright
The annual summer film series is hosted jointly by The Jerusalem Fund for Education & Community Development and The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University.