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Where Olive Trees Weep

Hosted by Gabriela Lazzaro



Jun 27, 7:00 PM -05



Calle Santa Lucia, Olon, Manglaralto, Santa Elena, 240111


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About the event

From Olon, this small coastal town nestled on the Coast of Ecuador, we invite everyone to come watch this documentary and educate yourself on what is happening and has been happening for years in Palestine.

Desde Olon, este pueblo costero ubicado en la Costa de Ecuador, les invitamos a todos a venir a ver este documental y educate sobre lo que esta pasando en Palestina y lo que ha estado pasando durante muchos años.

About the film

Where Olive Trees Weep offers a searing window into the struggles and resilience of the Palestinian people under Israeli occupation. It explores themes of loss, trauma, and the quest for justice.We follow, among others, Palestinian journalist and therapist Ashira Darwish, grassroots activist Ahed Tamimi, and Israeli journalist Amira Hass. We witness Dr. Gabor Maté offering trauma-healing work for a group of women who have been tortured in Israeli prisons. Ancient landscapes bear deep scars, having witnessed the brutal reality of ancestral land confiscation, expulsions, imprisonment, home demolitions, water deprivation, and denial of basic human rights. Yet, through the veil of oppression, we catch a glimpse of resilience—deep roots that have carried the Palestinian people through decades of darkness and shattered lives.This emotional journey bares the humanity of the oppressed while grappling with the question: what makes the oppressor so ruthlessly blind to its own cruelty?




1h 44m




Zaya Benazzo, Maurizio Benazzo


Zaya Benazzo, Maurizio Benazzo, Finley MacNeil

Executive Producer

Ashira Darwish


Caroline Campbell, Maral Quttieneh, Nickoloz Kachibaia, Yasen Stoev

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