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Author: Mona Hatoum; Western Front Video (Firm),; Women Make Movies (Firm),
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Women Make Movies, [2013?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : ArabicView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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Letters from a Palestinian woman living in war-torn Lebanon to her daughter, whom she has not seen for years, and a series of photographs of the woman, convey the effects of war and exile on personal and cultural life, and nuances of family relationships. The visual component of the film is comprised of double-exposed still photographs of a woman and a handwritten letter.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Short films
Motion pictures
History
Personal narratives
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mona Hatoum; Western Front Video (Firm),; Women Make Movies (Firm),
OCLC Number: 212433076
Language Note: Arabic dialogue with English voiceover.
Notes: Originally published in 1988.
"Source material, slides and taped conversations, Beirut 1981."
This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Description: 1 videodisc (15 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R, NTSC.
Responsibility: a film by Mona Hatoum ; a Western Front Video Production Vancouver, Canada.

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Letters from a Palestinian woman living in war-torn Lebanon to her daughter, whom she has not seen for years, and a series of photographs of the woman, convey the effects of war and exile on personal and cultural life, and nuances of family relationships. The visual component of the film is comprised of double-exposed still photographs of a woman and a handwritten letter.

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