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Amreeka

by Philana Payton

Yes. Its true. We live in a world where large groups of people do not have citizenship. The reason? It's political. It's about money. It is a privilege to have paperwork. It is a privilege to never have to think about this.

With that said, this scene still offers a moment of humor -- something that is rarely allowed into mainstream discourse about Palestine.

Amreeka - reaction shot, short-sighted coverage.

This clip from Amreeka uses reaction shots and short-sighted framing to create discomfort.

from Amreeka (2009)
Creator: Cherien Dabis
Posted by Philana Payton
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