Writers on the borders (2004)

Origin: Unknown | Documentary | Director: Samir Abdullah - José Reynes | 80 minutes

Writers on the borders

Samir Abdullah - José Reynes 2004 documentary 80 min.

A delegation of internationally renowned writers and intellectuals travel to Palestine in part as representatives of the International Parliament of Writers, in part to participate in a cultural event in honour of Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish, but also to see first hand life under Israeli military occupation.

The delegation includes Russell Banks (U.S., author of The Sweet Hereafter and Affliction), Bei Dao (exiled Chinese poet), José Saramago (Portuguese, Nobel Prize for Literature winner), and
Wole Soyinka (Nigerian Nobel Prize for Literature winner).

Director's interview: https://electronicintifada.net/content/interview-writers-borders-director-samir-abdallah/5129

Review: https://www.camera.org/article/film-review-writers-on-the-borders/