Beyond the Frontlines (2017)

Derrière les fronts: Résistances et résiliences en Palestine (original title)
Embark on a journey across Palestine alongside Palestinian psychiatrist Dr. Samah Jabr and discover the resistance and resilience of a people affected by the invisible wounds of war and occupation.

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Alexandra Dols

Writer:

Alexandra Dols

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Credited cast:
Khodr Adnan Khodr Adnan
Rula Abu Diho Rula Abu Diho
Abaher El Sakka Abaher El Sakka
Atallah Hanna Atallah Hanna
Samah Jabr Samah Jabr
Ghadir Al Shafie Ghadir Al Shafie
Jehad Abu Sneineh Jehad Abu Sneineh
Deema Zalloum Deema Zalloum
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Beyond the front-lines, takes us on a journey both within our own minds and on the roads of Palestine, led by Palestinian psychiatrist and writer Dr. Samah Jabr. An heiress to anti-colonial psychiatrist Dr. Frantz Fanon, she exposes the psychological strategies of the Israeli occupation and their consequences, and the ways in which Palestinians have learned to cope. In this multi-voiced movie, interviews and columns are intertwined together with poetic escapes suggesting the invisible dimension of Palestinian streets and landscapes. From this fragmented Palestine, women and men holding multiple identities share their stories of resistance and resilience. These women and men represent a diversity of identities, religions, sexual orientations, political cultures, social backgrounds and geographical origins. For everyday colonization does not only involve occupying land, homes, the sky or water. It does not seek to impose its rule through weapons only; it molds the minds as well, beyond ...

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Official Sites:

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Country:

France

Release Date:

8 November 2017 (France) See more »

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Hybrid Pulse See more »
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