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Measures of distance

A leter from a Palestinian woman living in war-torn Lebanon to her daughter (whom she has not seen for years), and a series of photographs of the woman, subtly convey effects of war and exile on personal and cultural life, and nuances of family relationships.

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  • "A leter from a Palestinian woman living in war-torn Lebanon to her daughter (whom she has not seen for years), and a series of photographs of the woman, subtly convey effects of war and exile on personal and cultural life, and nuances of family relationships."@en
  • "A complex story of a mother and daughter's renewed friendship, despite a doting father's jealous presence, during a brief family reunion in war torn Lebanon in 1981. Centred around letters written from a mother to her daughter, it reveals the tragic story in the process of destruction."@en
  • "Reading aloud from letters sent by her mother in Beirut, Hatoum creates a visual montage reflecting her feelings of separation and isolation from her Palestinian family. The personal and political are inextricably bound in a narrative that explores personal and family identity against a backdrop of traumatic social rupture, exile and displacement."@en
  • "A letter from a Palestinian woman living in war-torn Lebanon to her daughter (whom she has not seen for years), and a series of photographs of the woman, subtly convey effects of war and exile on personal and cultural life, and nuances of family relationships."
  • "A letter from a Palestinian woman living in war-torn Lebanon to her daughter (whom she has not seen for years), and a series of photographs of the woman, subtly convey effects of war and exile on personal and cultural life, and nuances of family relationships."@en
  • "Letters from a Palestinian woman living in war-torn Lebanon to her daughter, whom she has not seen for years, and a series of photographs of the woman, convey the effects of war and exile on personal and cultural life, and nuances of family relationships."@en
  • "Letters from a Palestinian woman living in war-torn Lebanon to her daughter, whom she has not seen for years, and a series of photographs of the woman, convey the effects of war and exile on personal and cultural life, and nuances of family relationships."
  • "Letters from a Palestinian woman living in war-torn Lebanon to her daughter (whom she has not seen for years), and a series of photographs of the woman, subtly convey effects of war and exile on personal and cultural life, and nuances of family relationships."
  • "Over backgrounds of a taped conversation and of photographs superimposed over a letter written in Arabic, a displaced Palestinian woman reads a letter from her mother. The letter regrets their separation, recalls special moments they shared, and expresses bitterness for "this bloody war" which has fragmented their family and their homeland."@en

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  • "Documentary films."
  • "Motion pictures"
  • "History"@en
  • "Experimental videos."
  • "Shorts."@en
  • "History."@en
  • "Records and correspondence"@en
  • "History."
  • "Personal/independent works."@en
  • "Documentaty films."@en
  • "Personal narratives."
  • "Personal narratives."@en
  • "Video art."
  • "Personal narratives"
  • "Personal narratives"@en

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  • "Measures of distance"@en
  • "Measures of distance"
  • "Measures of distance a video tape /"@en
  • "Measures of distance a video /"@en