Write Down – I am an Arab
Genre: Documentary, Drama | Director: Ibtisam Mara’ana-Menuhin | Language: Arabic, English Subtitles | Length: 73 minutes | Country: Palestine | Year: 2014 | Rating: NR
“Write Down, I am an Arab” tells the story of Mahmoud Darwish, the Palestinian national poet and one of the most influential writers of the Arab world. His writing shaped Palestinian identity and helped galvanize generations of Palestinians to their cause. Through his poetry, secret love letters, and exclusive archival materials, we unearth the story behind the man who became the mouthpiece of the Palestinian people. “Write Down, I am an Arab” is the seventh film of the awards winning director Ibtisam Mara’ana-Menuhin.
NCSCOS Essential Standards: WH.H.8.2