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Arna Mer-Khamis in Arna's Children

Arna's Children

2004 NR

Arna Mer Khamis was a legendary activist for the rights of the Palestinian people who founded a theatre group at a refugee camp, teaching children to express themselves through acting. Her son Juliano, a director for the group, filmed Arna working with the children over a 6-year period. Following Arna's death, he returns to the camp to find out what became of the young refugees. Best Documentary Feature winner at the 2004 Tribeca Film Festival.