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Gaza Surf Club (2016)

In a country locked between Egypt and Israel, Gaza's youth are drawn to their beaches. Weary of the daily 'state of emergency' they seek meaning and perspective to their lives through surfing.

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Trapped in "the world's largest open-air prison" and ruled by war, a new generation is drawn to the beaches. Sick of occupation and political gridlock, they find their own personal freedom in the waves of the Mediterranean - they are the surfers of Gaza.

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Touching and Brave
19 August 2017 | by See all my reviews

No idolatry here. Balanced, soft, curious and critical - this beautifully shot and scored film is an educational experience, but never judgmental. It gives us an eye into life in Gaza. It avoids mysticism.

Highly recommended.


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