We Never Left, Palestine

We Never Left, Palestine (2022)

October 22, 23, 29, and 30, 2022 at 3:00 pm.

This short film will be shown prior to the main feature on each day of the 2022 festival.

The Little Theatre

Author: Susan Abulhawa

Produced By: Aya alZinati

Photography: Sanad Abu Lateefa, Majdi Fathi, and Ahmed Deeb

Run Time: 5 mins.

Language: English

Style: poem

Year: 2022

About the Film

Susan Albulhawa’s beautiful poem, We Never Left, Palestine, is set to music in this short movie. She eloquently expresses the story of the Palestinian people of the land and keepers of the story.

This poem was part of the Palestine Writes Literature Festival.

“We were always there, Jews and Christians and Muslims…we never left…we persist”

The Film