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Language: English
Category: Creative Work / Short / War
Original Title: All I Want for Christmas
Director: Sama Alshaibi
Released: 2007
Budget: $2,000
Duration: 7min
Video type: Creative Work
During the Christmas season in the West Bank, Palestinians apply for permission papers to enter Israel. Suhair reacts to seeing the Mediterranean Sea in France: "My tears start falling, I start I can touch the sea, and I can hear the waves in South of France, but it Palestine, I can't....this is what is so hard... that you are refugee in your own country; you can't move, you can't go, you can't feel, you can't breath in your country..." Suhair's refugee camp, Dheisheh, and the Separation Wall, become symbols for the dismalness of the occupation and are juxtaposed to the serenity of the sea. Because of a Christmas "gift" from Israel, three shores are reached and celebrated in dance, the Palestinian body in freedom.


Credited cast:
Amira Habash Amira Habash - Dancing Girl
Amira Ibrahim Amira Ibrahim
Fadi Mikeal Fadi Mikeal - Walking Man
Suhair Owdah Suhair Owdah - Narrator