Kaleem Hawa

I Thought I Was Seeing Palestinians: On Kamal Aljafari

By Kaleem Hawa / January 6, 2021

By Kaleem Hawa At the end of Kamal Aljafari’s latest film, An Unusual Summer, the Palestinian filmmaker recalls a memory from his childhood, centred on the communal garden outside of his home in the city of Ramlah, a 30-minute drive southeast of Tel Aviv: As a child I spent summerclimbing the fig treefilling straw baskets…

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