May 17, 2015

Cannes Film Festival / Gaza City Film Festival – Juxtaposition of the Day

At a screening today at the Palais des Festivals, Cannes.

Caption: A world away from Cannes film festival, in the el-Shuja’ia neighbourhood, east of Gaza City, Palestinians watch a film projected on to a destroyed house during the Karama-Gaza Human Rights film festival, which has been dubbed ‘Red Carpet.’ (You can see the shots of the Gaza red carpet here.)

(photo 1: samuel_zarka/Instagram. photo 2: Xinhua/REX Shutterstock via caption: via The Guardian.)

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