STATION ZUIDWEST | Haarlem, Netherlands
I was born in 1986 in Jenin Refugee camp . When I was four my father was arrested and spent 12 years in Israeli prison. My mother met and became good friends with Arna Mer Khamis, a Jewish-Israeli woman who founded a theatre in the refugee camp . When Arna’s son, Juliano, returned to Jenin in 2006 to found The Freedom Theatre, I decided to become involved in the theatre’s activities. I worked for seven years at The Freedom Theatre as a filmmaking student and photography trainer.