Traces of Home
2:30 PM, Alamo Drafthouse, November 2nd
USA, Mexico, Palestine | English, Spanish, Arabic
Colette Ghunim embarks on a journey with her parents to find the ancestral houses they were forced to flee as children in Mexico and Palestine.
Director • Dirección
Producer • Producción
Production Company • Casa Productora Kartemquin Films
Committed to utilizing the camera to heal herself and communities globally. Her first documentary, The People’s Girls (2016), won Best Short Documentary at the Arab Film Festival. Colette also co-founded Mezcla Media Collective, an organization that supports over 700 women filmmakers of color in Chicago.