NAILA AND THE UPRISING
A JUST VISION FILM
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Just Vision Presents
In Association with Fork Films NAILA AND THE UPRISINGDirected by Julia Bacha

International Premiere at IDFA: November 19

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With the support of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and:

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NAILA AND THE UPRISINGA Just Vision Film
In Association with Fork Films

When a nation-wide uprising breaks out in 1987, a woman in Gaza must make a choice between love, family, and freedom. Undaunted, she embraces all three, joining a clandestine network of women in a movement that forces the world to recognize the Palestinian right to self-determination for the first time. Naila and the Uprising  chronicles the remarkable journey of Naila Ayesh whose story weaves through the most vibrant, nonviolent mobilization in Palestinian history –- the First Intifada in the late 1980s.

Naila and the Uprising  was created by Just Vision and directed by Julia Bacha, the team behind the award-winning films Budrus (2009) and My Neighbourhood (2012). Just Vision researches, documents and disseminates the stories of Palestinians and Israelis working to end the occupation and build a future of freedom, dignity and equality for everyone in the region.

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  • CREDITS

Director
Julia Bacha

Producers
Rula Salameh
Rebekah Wingert-Jabi

Directors of Animation
Dominique Doktor
Sharron Mirsky

Director of Photography
Talal Jabari

Additional Photography by
Mohammed Abu Safia

Editors
Flavia de Souza
Rebekah Wingert-Jabi

Original Score by
Tristan Capacchione

Executive Producers
Suhad Babaa
Abigail Disney
Gini Reticker
Barbara Dobkin
Deirdre Hegarty
Joan Platt
Women Donors Network
Co-Producers
Fadi Abu Shammalah
Suad Amiry
Ronit Avni
Suzy Davis & Emilia Ferreira
Jessica Devaney
Jen Marlowe
Nava Mizrahi
Anya Rous
Pilar Crespi & Stephen Robert

Associate Producers
Sara Fusco
Hannah Lawrence
Haggai Matar

SCREENINGS

World Premiere at DOC NYC

New York, NY

November 12, 4:15 pm

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International Premiere at IDFA

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

November 19, 9:30 pm, November 21, 11:00am
November 24, 2:15pm, November 26, 2:15pm

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Middle East Premiere at the Dubai International Film Festival

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

December 6-13
Screening dates TBA

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Contact Just Vision's Public Engagement Manager, Emma Alpert.

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SUHAD BABAA
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JULIA BACHA
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Rula Salameh
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