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Directed by | Raad Raad

Genre documentary  |  Length: 2mins  |  Year of production: 2008

Famous throughout the world as the site of the 1982 massacres, the Shatila refugee camp in Beirut, is also, and firstly, a home to thousands of Palestinian refugees � survivors, children, fighters, merchants, artists, businessmen� This short from the Studio Camps collective consists of a portraitmontage of the camp as a vibrant space of daily life and daily struggle. The independent collective is comprised of Palestinian and Lebanese artists and creates experimental artwork and media across various genres and platforms. From their statement: �we work in collaboration with our peoples who deal with the burdens of imperialism and economic injustice every day. Most of our inspiration and work comes from the Palestinian Refugee Camps.�