A World Not Ours (Alam Laysa Lana)

  • Mahdi Fleifel /
  • UK, Lebanon, UAE, Denmark /
  • 2012 /
  • 93 mins

Mahdi Fleifel, Bassam 'Abu Eyad' Taha, Ahmad Mufleh Alaeddine aka 'Abu Osama', Said Mufleh Alaeddine / Documentary / Arabic, English


A personal study of family, friends, laughter, tears, hope and despair. 70,000 people living in 1 square kilometre is what makes Ain el-Helweh the largest Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon. This enlightening portrait, consisting of personal recordings, family archives and historical footage shot over twenty years, gets right to the heart of various lives within. Among the young and the old, the hopeful and the disillusioned, there is an unforgettable abundance of sadness, humour and passion.

2013 Archive

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