World Refugee Day: Hoping
Bella Freud and filmmaker Gerry Fox discuss the inspiration behind their film ‘Hopes & Dreams’, portraits of refugee children of Palestine.
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Bella Freud, of the Hoping Foundation (children's charity for Palestinian refugee children) travelled to Gaza, the West Bank, and Lebanon with award-winning filmmaker, Gerry Fox. They filmed a series of portraits of Palestinian refugee children talking about their aspirations as they prepare to leave school. The resulting film shows that despite being scattered across borders by decades of statelessness and exile, Palestinian students share a common history and identity.
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