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The children of Ibdaa : to create something out of nothing

Author: S Smith Patrick; Arab Film Distribution.
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Arab Film Distribution, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To create something out of nothing is about the lives of several adolescents in a Palestinian children's dance troupe from Dheisheh refugee camp in the West Bank. They use their performance to express the history, struggle, and aspirations of the Palestinian people, specifically the fight to return to their homeland.--arabfilm.com.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Short films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: S Smith Patrick; Arab Film Distribution.
OCLC Number: 232120406
Language Note: In English and Arabic with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced in 2002.
Bonus features include: "The Ibdaa Dance Troupe : live at the Brava Theater in San Francisco" (57 min.; container lists as 46 min.).
Credits: Music, Banayot Khair ; editor, S. Smith Patrick.
Awards: Visionary documentary: Arab Cultural Center, San Francisco 2002; Golden Gate Award: Best documentary short, San Francisco International Film Festival 2003; Special Honor: Tehran International Short Film Festival 2003.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (29 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1.
Responsibility: a film by S. Smith Patrick.

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To create something out of nothing is about the lives of several adolescents in a Palestinian children's dance troupe from Dheisheh refugee camp in the West Bank. They use their performance to express the history, struggle, and aspirations of the Palestinian people, specifically the fight to return to their homeland.--arabfilm.com.

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