Kings and Extras. Diggin for a Palestinian Image

Documentary / Germany – Palestine / 2004 / 59’ & 62’

  • Author:Azza El-Hassan
  • Director:Azza El-Hassan
  • DOP:Pascale Granel
  • Editor:Gladys Joujou
  • World Sales:Deckert Distribution
  • Festivals:It’s All True IDF Rio de Janeiro / Sao Paulo 2005, Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival New York 2005, DOK Leipzig 2006, Documenta Madrid 2009

A road movie like quest of filmmaker Azza El-Hassan for the missing film archives of the PLO media unit and for an image of Palestinian identity. The film unfolds layers of the past and present as the director travels from Palestine to Syria, Jordan and Lebanon.

In co-production with Yamama (PS), BBC (GB) and WDR in association with arte, YLE (FI) and MBC/ 03 productions (AE).