A World Not Ours

Posted: August 15, 2012 by Rex Brynen in Lebanon

A World Not Ours, a new film on Palestinian refugees in Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp by filmmaker Mahdi Fleifel, will be screened at this month’s Toronto International Film Festival:

Imbued with nostalgia and striking a wide range of emotional notes, filmmaker Mahdi Fleifel travels to the Lebanese refugee camp of Ain El Helweh to explore how the camp’s displaced people use the World Cup series to articulate their own ideas of home, community, victory and hope.

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