It’s been a busy month of prepping and editing footage for the final film!
Given the latest situation with Al Aqsa I thought I’d share with you the day Hisham and I visited Jerusalem. It was a special day for us because it’s not often a Palestinian refugee gets permission to visit the capital of their country and the holy site Al Aqsa Mosque. Despite Jerusalem being only 15 minutes away, it’s an intimidating journey which includes crossing the notorious Checkpoint 300 and being searched by soldiers who raid Hisham’s camp almost every night. When we reach the Old City there’s a constant fear of being stopped, detained or shot. Hisham’s permission required him to return before 7pm so he had just enough time to pray, share his thoughts and buy chocolates for his sister.