Bozcaada Belediye Başkanlığı Bozcaada, Türkiye
Palestine, 2015, 35.35”, Arabic / English
Photography: Sameer Qumsiyeh
Editing: Sameer Qumsiyeh
Music: Antti Suomalainen
Sound: Sameer Qumsiyeh
Community Center, 15.10.2016 Saturday, 10.00 – 12.00
Synopsis: The filmmaker goes to volunteer in a natural history museum in Bethlehem after realizing that his boring life is a result of his connection to the internet instead of being connected to nature and people. The filmmaker starts to explore the concepts of volunteering, sharing, helping, and conserving nature while he’s forming personal bonds with the volunteers there.
Biography: Sameer Qumsiyeh is a filmmaker based in Beit Sahour. He graduated from Dar Al Kalima College, the Department of documentary film. Apart from directiong his own short films, documentaries, and experimental films, he has also worked as a freelance editor for several documentary and fiction films in Palestine.