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{"id":693763604507,"title":"1948: Creation \u0026 Catastrophe","handle":"1948","description":"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #ff0000;\"\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/pages\/host-a-screening\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Community Screenings Form\" style=\"color: #ff0000;\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/files\/Screening_large.png?13468160472198309702\" alt=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/pages\/host-a-screening\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Community Screenings Form\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDirected by:\u003c\/strong\u003e Andy Trimlett \u0026amp; Ahlam Muhtaseb\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eReleased:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2018 (educational)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eYear of Production:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2017\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRunning Time:\u003c\/strong\u003e 85\u003cstrong\u003e \u003c\/strong\u003emin. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eLanguage: \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003eEnglish, Arabic and Hebrew with English Subtitles\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eIncludes English \u003c\/strong\u003eClosed Captioning\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSubtitle Options:\u003c\/strong\u003e Arabic, English, French, Hebrew \u0026amp; Spanish\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSubjects: \u003c\/strong\u003eMiddle Eastern Studies, Multicultural Studies, Religion and Spirituality Studies, Sociology, Immigration and Refugees,\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\"1948 makes the Nakba uncannily \u003ci\u003ereal\u003c\/i\u003e for the doubting spectator\" \u003cem\u003e- Arab Studies Quarterly\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.1948movie.com\/epk.html\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eView the Press Kit HERE.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.1948movie.com\/guide.html\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.1948movie.com\/guide.html\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eView the Discussion Guide HERE.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003eThrough riveting and moving personal recollections of both Palestinians and Israelis, \u003ci\u003e1948: Creation \u0026amp; Catastrophe\u003c\/i\u003e reveals the shocking events of the most pivotal year in the most controversial conflict in the world.\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003eIt tells the story of the establishment of Israel as seen through the eyes of the people who lived it. It is simply not possible to make sense of what is happening in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict today without an understanding of 1948.\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003eThis documentary was the last chance for many of its Israeli and Palestinian characters to narrate their first-hand accounts of the creation of a state and the expulsion of a nation.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAn estimated 700,000 Palestinians fled or were expelled and hundreds of towns and villages were depopulated and destroyed in Israel.\u003c\/strong\u003e Because of this, on May 15, Nakba Day or \"Day of the Catastrophe\" is commemorated, the day after the Israeli Independence Day. For Palestinians, this is a day of commemoration of the displacement during the Israeli Declaration of Independence in 1948.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003e\u003ciframe src=\"https:\/\/player.vimeo.com\/video\/262312507?color=ffffff\u0026amp;title=0\u0026amp;byline=0\u0026amp;portrait=0\" width=\"550\" height=\"360\" frameborder=\"0\" webkitallowfullscreen=\"\" mozallowfullscreen=\"\" allowfullscreen=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/iframe\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e1948 is a powerful record of this important time. The film crew conducted over 90 interviews, poured over 20,000 pages of history, collected more than 2,000 photographs from three dozen sources, combed through hours of archival film and gathered dozens of documents from Israeli military archives. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e1948 Features:\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFirst-hand accounts of 1948 from Israelis and Palestinians\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRenowned historians Charles D. Smith, Rashid Khalidi, Benny Morris, Avi Shlaim, Ilan Pappe, Nur Masalha and Sharif Kanaaneh.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMilitary orders and intelligence documents\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eOver 200 archival photographs and film clips\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAWARDS\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWinner - Rebuilding Alliance's \"Storytellers: Media \u0026amp; Education\" Award\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSCREENINGS \u0026amp; EVENTS\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eThe Middle East Studies Association Film Festival, DC \u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePalestine Solidarity Week, Memphis, TN\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eThe American University in Cairo, Egypt\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eReel Palestine Festival, Dubai, UAE  \u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAMP Conference, Chicago, IL \u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUniversity of Oxford, UK\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGeorgetown University, DC\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBoston Palestine Film Festival, Cambridge, MA\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSan Diego Arab Film Festival, San Diego, CA\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUniversity of Maryland\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUniversity of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUC Berkeley, CA\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSan Francisco State University, CA\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSan Diego State University, CA\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCarnegie Library East Liberty, Pittsburgh, PA\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eJewish Voice for Peace, New York at CUNY\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eKuwait Engineering Association, Kuwait\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCalifornia State University - San Bernardino, CA \u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eEastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIslamic Association of Greater Hartford, CT\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNorth Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCalifornia State University, Fresno, CA\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"textbox\" dir=\"ltr\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eACADEMIC AND EXPERT REVIEWS:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\"Despite these issues, \u003cem\u003e1948 \u003c\/em\u003emakes its undeniable intervention into the contemporary media scape as an \u003cem\u003easymmetrical balancing \u003c\/em\u003eof Zionism’s \u003cem\u003eunbalanced symmetry \u003c\/em\u003ebetween Palestinian and Jewish suffering, and on this basis the film represents a landmark in the cinematic treatment of the topic.\" \u003cem\u003e- Arab Studies Quarterly\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\"Arguably, the most important contribution that 1948 provides are the interviews with the survivors and witnesses which, due to the ages of the participants, could be the last chance to record their stories; the value of these oral testimonies cannot be understated... \u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e1948: Creation and Catastrophe presents the duality of the elation surrounding the creation of the state of Israel and the catastrophe of the loss of life and homeland that resulted from the displacement of the Arab Palestinians.\"\u003cem\u003e - History in the Making, California State University San Bernardino Journal of History\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\"[1948] is \u003cu\u003ethe\u003c\/u\u003e best film I've ever seen on Palestine.  I think it's truly excellent, has an amazing collection of archival photos and film clips, and interviews quite a number of Palestinians who remember 1948 and Israelis who participated in the war\/ethnic cleansing.  It's a real masterpiece.\" -\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003eKathleen Christison, Author and Political Analyst on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\"Straightforward in style but dense with information, Andy Trimlett and Ahlam Muhtaseb's documentary on the partition of Palestine and the subsequent Arab-Israeli War incorporates often harrowing firsthand testimony from both sides. Essentially, however, this is the story from the Palestinian perspective – which in itself is worth the attention of anyone who wants to understand the world today.\"\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan\u003e - The Sydney Morning Herald \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\"1948 is exactly the kind of film many people would do well to watch. Informative and timely (the release of the film marks 70 years after the creation of the Israeli state), especially when seen in light of the ongoing claims of anti-Semitism rife within the labour party, or recent protests outside the University Union by University of Leeds Palestinian Solidarity Group. An understanding of the conflict is essential and 1948: Creation and Catastrophe provides an insightful and emotional coverage of its very beginnings.\"\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan\u003e - Don Pickworth, The Gryphon (University of Leeds)\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\"In 1948: Creation \u0026amp; Catastrophe, Andy Trimlett and Ahlam Muhtaseb offer first-person accounts of survivors, along with commentary from perpetrators of the Nakba... The expertise of the interviewed historians and analysts from both sides of the divide in the documentary is impressive.\"\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan\u003e - Hatim Kanaaneh, Middle East Eye\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"textbox\" dir=\"ltr\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eHAVE THE FILMMAKER SPEAK AT YOUR EVENT\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"wsite-content-title\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAndy Trimlett, Director\/Executive Producer\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"paragraph\" style=\"float: left;\"\u003e\n\u003cspan\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"Co-producer Andy Trimlett\" src=\"https:\/\/www.1948movie.com\/uploads\/1\/0\/8\/5\/108573995\/editor\/1948-documentary-andytrimlett.jpg?1499141165\" style=\"float: left; margin: 5px 10px 5px 5px;\" width=\"230\" height=\"202\"\u003eAndy Trimlett has a Master’s degree in Middle East Studies from the University of Washington and a Bachelor’s degree in International Security and Conflict Resolution from San Diego State University. He has a decade of experience in public television, having served as senior producer, associate producer, editor and camera operator on a wide range of productions.  He has worked on PBS programs in the United States, Hungary and Austria, winning a regional Emmy for a 30-minute documentary he co-produced about property tax law in California.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"paragraph\" style=\"float: left;\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"paragraph\" style=\"float: left;\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"paragraph\" style=\"float: left;\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"wsite-content-title\"\u003e  \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"wsite-content-title\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAhlam Muhtaseb, Co-Director\/Executive Producer\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cimg alt=\"Co-Producer Ahlam Muhtaseb\" src=\"https:\/\/www.1948movie.com\/uploads\/1\/0\/8\/5\/108573995\/editor\/1948-documentary-ahlammuhtaseb.jpg?1499141189\" style=\"float: left; margin: 5px 10px 5px 5px;\" width=\"236\" height=\"204\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"paragraph\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAhlam Muhtaseb is a professor of media studies at California State University, San Bernardino. Her research interests include digital communication, social media, and diasporic communities. She has published her scholarship on digital communication and other communication sub-topics, and has presented her scholarship to national and international conventions and scholarly meetings. Her most recent project is the documentary \u003cem\u003e1948: Creation \u0026amp; Catastrophe\u003c\/em\u003e, a film on the year 1948 and its catastrophic consequences which has originated from her field work in the Palestinian refugee camps in the Lebanon, Syria, and Palestine. In addition, most of her recent research focuses on digital media and social movements online (cyber activism), and Arab and Muslim images in the media.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/pages\/screenings\"\u003eHost a Screening and Book the Filmmaker at your Event\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"gmail_quote\"\u003e\n\u003cblockquote class=\"gmail_quote\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv dir=\"ltr\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"pageContainer1\" data-page-number=\"1\" data-loaded=\"true\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cdiv data-canvas-width=\"745.4456470588237\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"page\" title=\"Page 2\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"layoutArea\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"column\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e","published_at":"2018-03-28T20:40:53-07:00","created_at":"2018-03-12T14:21:42-07:00","vendor":"Andy Trimlett","type":"DVD","tags":["Arab","Israel","Israeli","Israeli-Palestinian Conflict","Middle East","Palestine","Palestinian","Refugees"],"price":5000,"price_min":5000,"price_max":45000,"available":true,"price_varies":true,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":6470377766939,"title":"University \u0026 College (with PPR*)","option1":"University \u0026 College (with PPR*)","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"194-U","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"1948: Creation \u0026 Catastrophe - 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It is simply not possible to make sense of what is happening in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict today without an understanding of 1948.\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003eThis documentary was the last chance for many of its Israeli and Palestinian characters to narrate their first-hand accounts of the creation of a state and the expulsion of a nation.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAn estimated 700,000 Palestinians fled or were expelled and hundreds of towns and villages were depopulated and destroyed in Israel.\u003c\/strong\u003e Because of this, on May 15, Nakba Day or \"Day of the Catastrophe\" is commemorated, the day after the Israeli Independence Day. For Palestinians, this is a day of commemoration of the displacement during the Israeli Declaration of Independence in 1948.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003e\u003ciframe src=\"https:\/\/player.vimeo.com\/video\/262312507?color=ffffff\u0026amp;title=0\u0026amp;byline=0\u0026amp;portrait=0\" width=\"550\" height=\"360\" frameborder=\"0\" webkitallowfullscreen=\"\" mozallowfullscreen=\"\" allowfullscreen=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/iframe\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e1948 is a powerful record of this important time. The film crew conducted over 90 interviews, poured over 20,000 pages of history, collected more than 2,000 photographs from three dozen sources, combed through hours of archival film and gathered dozens of documents from Israeli military archives. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e1948 Features:\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFirst-hand accounts of 1948 from Israelis and Palestinians\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRenowned historians Charles D. Smith, Rashid Khalidi, Benny Morris, Avi Shlaim, Ilan Pappe, Nur Masalha and Sharif Kanaaneh.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMilitary orders and intelligence documents\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eOver 200 archival photographs and film clips\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAWARDS\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWinner - Rebuilding Alliance's \"Storytellers: Media \u0026amp; Education\" Award\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSCREENINGS \u0026amp; EVENTS\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eThe Middle East Studies Association Film Festival, DC \u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePalestine Solidarity Week, Memphis, TN\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eThe American University in Cairo, Egypt\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eReel Palestine Festival, Dubai, UAE  \u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAMP Conference, Chicago, IL \u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUniversity of Oxford, UK\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGeorgetown University, DC\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBoston Palestine Film Festival, Cambridge, MA\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSan Diego Arab Film Festival, San Diego, CA\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUniversity of Maryland\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUniversity of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUC Berkeley, CA\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSan Francisco State University, CA\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSan Diego State University, CA\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCarnegie Library East Liberty, Pittsburgh, PA\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eJewish Voice for Peace, New York at CUNY\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eKuwait Engineering Association, Kuwait\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCalifornia State University - San Bernardino, CA \u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eEastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIslamic Association of Greater Hartford, CT\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNorth Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCalifornia State University, Fresno, CA\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"textbox\" dir=\"ltr\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eACADEMIC AND EXPERT REVIEWS:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\"Despite these issues, \u003cem\u003e1948 \u003c\/em\u003emakes its undeniable intervention into the contemporary media scape as an \u003cem\u003easymmetrical balancing \u003c\/em\u003eof Zionism’s \u003cem\u003eunbalanced symmetry \u003c\/em\u003ebetween Palestinian and Jewish suffering, and on this basis the film represents a landmark in the cinematic treatment of the topic.\" \u003cem\u003e- Arab Studies Quarterly\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\"Arguably, the most important contribution that 1948 provides are the interviews with the survivors and witnesses which, due to the ages of the participants, could be the last chance to record their stories; the value of these oral testimonies cannot be understated... \u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e1948: Creation and Catastrophe presents the duality of the elation surrounding the creation of the state of Israel and the catastrophe of the loss of life and homeland that resulted from the displacement of the Arab Palestinians.\"\u003cem\u003e - History in the Making, California State University San Bernardino Journal of History\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\"[1948] is \u003cu\u003ethe\u003c\/u\u003e best film I've ever seen on Palestine.  I think it's truly excellent, has an amazing collection of archival photos and film clips, and interviews quite a number of Palestinians who remember 1948 and Israelis who participated in the war\/ethnic cleansing.  It's a real masterpiece.\" -\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003eKathleen Christison, Author and Political Analyst on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\"Straightforward in style but dense with information, Andy Trimlett and Ahlam Muhtaseb's documentary on the partition of Palestine and the subsequent Arab-Israeli War incorporates often harrowing firsthand testimony from both sides. Essentially, however, this is the story from the Palestinian perspective – which in itself is worth the attention of anyone who wants to understand the world today.\"\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan\u003e - The Sydney Morning Herald \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\"1948 is exactly the kind of film many people would do well to watch. Informative and timely (the release of the film marks 70 years after the creation of the Israeli state), especially when seen in light of the ongoing claims of anti-Semitism rife within the labour party, or recent protests outside the University Union by University of Leeds Palestinian Solidarity Group. An understanding of the conflict is essential and 1948: Creation and Catastrophe provides an insightful and emotional coverage of its very beginnings.\"\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan\u003e - Don Pickworth, The Gryphon (University of Leeds)\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\"In 1948: Creation \u0026amp; Catastrophe, Andy Trimlett and Ahlam Muhtaseb offer first-person accounts of survivors, along with commentary from perpetrators of the Nakba... The expertise of the interviewed historians and analysts from both sides of the divide in the documentary is impressive.\"\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan\u003e - Hatim Kanaaneh, Middle East Eye\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"textbox\" dir=\"ltr\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eHAVE THE FILMMAKER SPEAK AT YOUR EVENT\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"wsite-content-title\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAndy Trimlett, Director\/Executive Producer\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"paragraph\" style=\"float: left;\"\u003e\n\u003cspan\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"Co-producer Andy Trimlett\" src=\"https:\/\/www.1948movie.com\/uploads\/1\/0\/8\/5\/108573995\/editor\/1948-documentary-andytrimlett.jpg?1499141165\" style=\"float: left; margin: 5px 10px 5px 5px;\" width=\"230\" height=\"202\"\u003eAndy Trimlett has a Master’s degree in Middle East Studies from the University of Washington and a Bachelor’s degree in International Security and Conflict Resolution from San Diego State University. He has a decade of experience in public television, having served as senior producer, associate producer, editor and camera operator on a wide range of productions.  He has worked on PBS programs in the United States, Hungary and Austria, winning a regional Emmy for a 30-minute documentary he co-produced about property tax law in California.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"paragraph\" style=\"float: left;\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"paragraph\" style=\"float: left;\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"paragraph\" style=\"float: left;\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"wsite-content-title\"\u003e  \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"wsite-content-title\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAhlam Muhtaseb, Co-Director\/Executive Producer\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cimg alt=\"Co-Producer Ahlam Muhtaseb\" src=\"https:\/\/www.1948movie.com\/uploads\/1\/0\/8\/5\/108573995\/editor\/1948-documentary-ahlammuhtaseb.jpg?1499141189\" style=\"float: left; margin: 5px 10px 5px 5px;\" width=\"236\" height=\"204\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"paragraph\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAhlam Muhtaseb is a professor of media studies at California State University, San Bernardino. Her research interests include digital communication, social media, and diasporic communities. She has published her scholarship on digital communication and other communication sub-topics, and has presented her scholarship to national and international conventions and scholarly meetings. Her most recent project is the documentary \u003cem\u003e1948: Creation \u0026amp; Catastrophe\u003c\/em\u003e, a film on the year 1948 and its catastrophic consequences which has originated from her field work in the Palestinian refugee camps in the Lebanon, Syria, and Palestine. In addition, most of her recent research focuses on digital media and social movements online (cyber activism), and Arab and Muslim images in the media.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/pages\/screenings\"\u003eHost a Screening and Book the Filmmaker at your Event\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"gmail_quote\"\u003e\n\u003cblockquote class=\"gmail_quote\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv dir=\"ltr\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"pageContainer1\" data-page-number=\"1\" data-loaded=\"true\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cdiv data-canvas-width=\"745.4456470588237\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"page\" title=\"Page 2\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"layoutArea\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"column\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e"}
1948: Creation & Catastrophe

1948: Creation & Catastrophe

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Directed by: Andy Trimlett & Ahlam Muhtaseb Released: 2018 (educational) Year of Production: 2017 Running Time: 85 min.  Language: English, Arabic and Hebrew with English Subtitles Includes English Closed Captioning Subtitle Options: Arabic, English, French, Hebrew & Spanish Subjects: Middle Eastern Studies, Multicultural Studie...


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