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Sameer Qumsiyeh

 

Palestine, 2015, 35.35”, Arabic / English

 

World Premiere

 

 

Photography: Sameer Qumsiyeh

Editing: Sameer Qumsiyeh

Music: Antti Suomalainen

Sound: Sameer Qumsiyeh

 

Community Center, 15.10.2016 Saturday, 10.00 – 12.00

 

Synopsis: The filmmaker goes to volunteer in a natural history museum in Bethlehem after realizing that his boring life is a result of his connection to the internet instead of being connected to nature and people. The filmmaker starts to explore the concepts of volunteering, sharing, helping, and conserving nature while he’s forming personal bonds with the volunteers there.

 

Biography: Sameer Qumsiyeh is a filmmaker based in Beit Sahour. He graduated from Dar Al Kalima College, the Department of documentary film. Apart from directiong his own short films, documentaries, and experimental films, he has also worked as a freelance editor for several documentary and fiction films in Palestine.

 

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