Alaa Ashkar is a Palestinian filmmaker who lives between Galilee and Gironde. He is fluent in French, Arabic and Hebrew. After studying law in Netanya, Israel, he finished a Master's degree in Political Science in France in 2006 which led him to work in the field of international solidarity around the Mediterranean (Egypt, Italy, Israel/Palestine). In 2017 he became interested in independent cinema to express his views on human relations and directed "You reap what you sow", a film that deals with the issue of the memory of Palestinians in Israel. The film won the award for best documentary film at the Lucania festival in Italy.

Les bédouins d’Al Rashaideh

In the West Bank, 20 kilometers south of Bethlehem, a family of Bedouin shepherds has lived in the desert for generations. One day, two representatives of the Israeli army come to tell them bad news: This land is a military zone, the farm is likely to be demolished.


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