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Beyond the Frontlines: Tales of Resistance and Resilience from Palestine

The film takes us on a journey both within our own minds and on the roads of Palestine, led by Palestinian psychiatrist and writer Dr. Samah Jabr. An heir to anticolonial psychiatrist Dr. Frantz Fanon, she exposes the psychological strategies and consequences of Israeli occupation, and the ways in which Palestinians have learned to cope.

Producer Alexandra Dols
Production Company
Hybrid Pulse
85 Rue de la Fontaine au Roi
75011 Paris, France
E-mail: [email protected]

Most important cast 
Dr. Samah Jabr / Dr. Abaher El Sakka / Rula Abu Diho / Ghadir Al Shafie / Mgr Atallah Hanna / Deema Zalloum / Sheikh Khodr Adnan / Parkour Jerusalem's members
Language English, Arabic, French with Arabic, English subtitles

Director: Alexandra Dols

Author and director specializing in documentary films, Alexandra Dols has graduated both in directing (University Paris VIII Vincennes) and script writing (University Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne). Her first feature documentary, Moudjahidate (2008), pictures female activism for the Algerian independence within the National Liberation Front/Army. Issues of emancipation, liberation and their narratives are a core component of her work.

2014 Qui sème la Hagra (Who sows the Hagra) / 2008 Moudjahidate / 2002 Sur la tête de ma mère