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The Alley - New Film from Palestine

New short documentary about the political economy of Balata Refugee Camp
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These days, a new short movie from occupied Palestine was released. The film deals with aspects of the current political economy of Balata Refugee Camp in Nablus. It provides the viewer with insights and voices from this hard-hit community. Starting with vegetable sellers and other residents of Balata, the video ends in a sweatshop at the edge of the camp, dealing with a form of employment, which is forced upon many Palestinians through the conditions created by Israeli occupation.

The short documentary can be downloaded in full quality and length at:
 http://video.indymedia.org/en/2007/02/724.shtml

It can also be viewed in lower quality at:
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=foa45OAW7Ik (part 1)
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cfr-tTw4m28 (part 2)

The documentary is available in other languages on  http://video.indymedia.org and  http://www.youtube.com/user/afilmspalestine.

This film is a joint production of a-films and RJI, done in February 2007. The authors can be contacted at  a-films@no-log.org and  ripplescross@yahoo.com.

homepage: homepage: http://www.balatacamp.net