El Ghetto de Qalquilia

Alberto Arce, Cristian Tapies. 2005. Palestine, Spain. vo Arabic. s Spanish. 30’

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Ibrahim, 24 years old, lives together with his family and friends trapped in a ghetto and under Israeli military occupation. The ghetto is known as Qalquilia. In reality, it is a city completely surrounded by a 9 meters concrete wall and a several kilometre-long wire fence where 40,000 Palestinians who are posed as a “security threat” by Israel are caged. Hassan lives also trapped in the cage. Qalquilia is the first caged city since the ghetto in Warsaw. A sad truth that the victim learns some of the worst practices from his killers...