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Annemarie Jacir’s “Salt of this Sea”, 2008

I recently had the chance to go see Annemarie Jacir’s first feature film, “Salt of this Sea” at Tribeca Film Festival in New York. The film tells the story of a young woman, Soraya (Suheir Hammad), born and raised in Brooklyn to Palestinian refugee parents, and her return to her homeland to reclaim her heritage as well as a material inheritance, the holdings of her grandfather’s bank account, held by the bank since the 1948 war.

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