Memory of the Land / ذاكرة الارض

Direction: Samira Badran
Screenplay: Samira Badran, Oriol Martin Gual
Production company: Samira Badran-Jaume Serra
Producer: Samira Badran - Jaume Serra
Cinematography: Oriol Martin Gual
Edition: Oriol Martin Gual
Sound: Lucas Ariel Vallejos
Animation: Oriol Martin Gual (2D) , Pol Cayuela Rull (3D) I Alex Guitart .
Artistic direction: Samira Badran

Runtime: 12:50
Format: Digital
Dialogues: Arabic, Invented Language
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French, Catalan
Country: Spain
Year: 2017

Palestine. A body is trapped at a checkpoint; an essential mechanism of the Israeli occupation. The body is pierced by structural and physical violence, which is aggressive and arbitrary and prevents and attacks its free movement and existence.


Huesca International Film Festival | Spain, Jun 2017 Special Jury Mention
Festival Les Instants Vidéo | France, Nov 2018
Festival de Málaga | Spain, Mar 2017
Leiden Shorts | Netherlands, May 2017
DOK Leipzig - International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film | Germany, Oct 2017
Encounters Film Festival | United Kingdom, Sep 2017
Interfilm - International Short Film Festival Berlin | Germany, Nov 2018
Bideodromo | Spain, Sep 2017
ZINEBI - Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Films | Spain, Nov 2017
ANIMAC - International Animation Film Festival of Catalonia - Lleida | Spain, Feb 2018
Festival of Animated Film BANJALUKA | Bosnia Herzegovina, Oct 2017
IBAFF - Festival Internacional de Cine | Spain, Mar 2018
CINETORO - Festival Internacional de Experimentación | Colombia, Oct 2018
BUSHO - Budapest Short Film Festival | Hungary, Aug 2017
CELLU L'ART Short Film Festival Jena | Germany, Apr 2019
Glasgow Short Film Festival | United Kingdom, Mar 2018
Boston Palestine Film Festival | United States, Oct 2018
CARTÓN - Festival Internacional de Cortos de Animación de Buenos Aires | Argentina, Sep 2018
Houston Palestine Film Festival | United States, May 2019
Mostra de Cinema Árabe Feminino | Brazil, Mar 2019
MUMIA – Underground World Animation Festival | Brazil, Dec 2019
Doha Palestine Cinema Festival | Qatar, Oct 2019
Al Ard Doc Film Festival | Italy, Mar 2020 Best Experimental Film
Sole Luna Doc film festival | Italy, Jul 2021 Special Jury Mention
Athens ANIMFEST | Greece, Mar 2017
Festival Ciné-Palestine Paris | France, May 2018
Chicago Palestine Film Festival | United States, Mar 2018
Olhares do Mediterrâneo - Cinema no Feminino | Portugal, Sep 2018
Animakom | Spain, Apr 2018
Nazra Palestine Short Film Festival | Italy, Oct 2018 Best Experimental Film in Venice, Best Experimental Film at Siena, Oltre le mura Award
FIAV - Festival International d'Art Vidéo de Casablanca | Morocco, Apr 2018
DC Palestinian Film and Arts Festival | United States, Oct 2018
Arab Film Festival | United States, Oct 2018
Toronto Palestine Film Festival | Canada, Sep 2018
Festival VideoBabel | Peru, Nov 2018
Palestine, Filmer C'est Exister | Switzerland, Nov 2018
Directed by women | Spain, Sep 2018
Reel Palestine al Shariah | United Arab Emirates, Jan 2019
Cairo International Women's Film Festival | Egypt, Apr 2019
Premios de Animación Comunidad de Madrid | Spain, Oct 2018
Festival du Film Palestinien Strasbourg | France, Apr 2019