New documentary ‘Flying Paper’ showcases the creativity of Palestinian youth in Gaza

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Flying Paper Trailer from Flying Paper on Vimeo.

The new documentary film, Flying Paper, is premiering across the country in the coming weeks. Flying Paper is an uplifting story of Palestinian youth in the Gaza Strip on a quest to shatter the Guinness World Record for the most kites ever flown. This feature-length documentary film is directed by Nitin Sawhney and Roger Hill and co-produced with a team of young filmmakers in Gaza, who appear as primary characters and narrators in the film but also helped shape its production.

See Flying Paper at one of its upcoming premieres, occurring throughout the country in upcoming weeks:

– October 24, 2013: Festival Screening: Boston Palestine Film Festival (BPFF) with co-director Nitin Sawhney attending in person.  Thursday Oct. 24th, 7:30 pm at the Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA.

– October 19, 2013: Festival Screening: UNSPOKEN Human Rights Film Festival, Saturday, October 19th, 4pm at The Uptown Theater, Utica, NY.

– October 19, 2013: Festival Screening: Utopia Film Festival, Washington D.C., Greenbelt MD.  With an introduction by Chris McGrath from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).Saturday October 19th, 2 pm at Greenbelt Municipal Meeting, Greenbelt, MD.

– October 18, 2013: Festival Screening: United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF) with co-directors Nitin Sawhney and Roger Hill attending in person. Friday, October 18th, 1:30pm at the Palo Alto Aquarius Theater, 340 Emerson Street, Palo Alto, CA.

For more information on Flying Paper please visit http://www.flyingpaper.org/, like the Facebook page, and follow @FlyingPaperDoc on Twitter.

3 Responses

  1. EChandler
    October 16, 2013, 10:04 pm

    An absolutely wonderful Family Friendly film- do not miss the opportunity to see this film about Gaza as experienced by the beautiful children of Gaza.

  2. DICKERSON3870
    October 16, 2013, 11:47 pm

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  3. SQ Debris
    October 17, 2013, 5:26 pm

    Sawhney and Hill accomplish something unusual in their film Flying Paper. They naturalize and render accessible the humanity of Palestinian children. Bravo!

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