Kingdom of Women

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Dahna Abourahme is a Palestinian filmmaker who grew up in Abu Dhabi and Amman. She received her MA in Media Studies at the New School for Social Research in New York where she worked as a filmmaker and youth media educator. She is currently living in Beirut teaching at the Lebanese American University and involved in community media. In 2004, she completed her first feature documentary, until when…, a personal portrait of four Palestinian families living in Dheisheh refugee camp in the West Bank. Her current documentary, The Kingdom of Women, grew out of an oral history project initiated by the Arab Resource Center for Popular Arts (Al-Jana) with the women of Ein El Hilweh Camp in south Lebanon.