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DAILY BEAST

IF YOU BUILD IT, THEY WILL SKATE
By Maysoon Zayid

Skating may not be the first thing that pops into your head when you hear the word Palestine, but it’s the only thing 29-year-old Palestinian barber Sajed Abu Ulbeh ever thinks about. He is a man on a mission to build Palestine’s first skate park and his dream is about to come true.  Read more »

 

VARIETY ARABIA

FILMMAKER CAPTURES SPIRIT OF PALESTINIAN YOUTH IN NEW DOCUMENTARY
By Badar Salem

For Adam Abel, a New York based artist, the making of his first film “QALQILYA: Where Palestinian Boys are Learning How to Fly” was a complete accident. In 2010, Abel was working on a project about borders around the world that make physical marks in the Earth. The project later developed into an installation called ‘Terra Infirma’, which represents boundaries as political interventions, and examines the human territorialisation and occupation of land.  Read more »

 

AL JAZEERA

WEST BANK YOUTH ROLLER SKATE FOR FREEDOM