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Arna's children

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Summary:Arna Mer Khamis spent her life campaigning for human rights. In the Jenin refugee camp, Arna opened a theater where she taught children to express themselves through art. When Arna died of cancer in 1995, the theater ultimately did not survive. Five years later her son, Juliano, returns to discover what happened to "Arna's children."
Description:In Arabic, Hebrew and English, with English subtitles.
Creator:Mer, Juliano
Danniel, Danniel
Trabelsi Productions
Pieter van Huystee Film & TV
IKON Televisie
Provider:Media Education Foundation
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Northampton
Topical subjects: Mer Khamis, Arna, 1930-1995
Refugee children -- West Bank -- Jenin
Children's theater -- West Bank -- Jenin
Palestinian Arabs -- West Bank -- Jenin
Mukhayyam Janīn
Arab-Israeli conflict -- 1993-
Genre:Documentary films
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Theater
War and International Conflicts
Asian Studies
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