Filmmaker Mahdi Fleifel discusses the making of his film, A World Not Ours.
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A passionate, bittersweet account of one family's multi-generational experience living as permanent refugees
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Mahdi Fleifel revisits his former home to share a passionate, bittersweet account of one family's multi-generational experience living as permanent refugees in southern Lebanon.
Filmmaker Mahdi Fleifel introduces Ain el-Helweh, the Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon where his family is from.
Mahdi's friend Abu Eyad describes feeling betrayed by those who promised a Palestinian revolution and says he does not want to return to his family's land.
Abu Eyad expresses his frustration with living in Lebanon as a refugee without rights.
Mahdi's grandfather came to Ain el-Helweh at age 16 and has lived there ever since, maintaining his determination to one day return to his homeland.
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