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Measures of distance

Author: Mona Hatoum; Western Front Video (Firm); Art Institute of Chicago. Video Data Bank.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Video Data Bank, 1988.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A leter 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, subtly convey effects of war and exile on personal and cultural life, and nuances of family relationships.
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Genre/Form: Experimental films
History
Personal narratives
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mona Hatoum; Western Front Video (Firm); Art Institute of Chicago. Video Data Bank.
OCLC Number: 26960365
Notes: Double-exposed still photographs of a woman and a handwritten letter.
Issued as VHS 1/2 in.
"Source material: slides and taped conversations, Beirut, 1981.
Credits: Audio engineer, Iain Macanulty.
Target Audience: General.
Description: 1 videocassette (16 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Responsibility: by Mona Hatoum ; a Western Front Video production.

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A leter 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, subtly convey effects of war and exile on personal and cultural life, and nuances of family relationships.

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