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SYNOPSIS
Zuhdi Al Adawi, a Palestinian artist imprisoned in the occupied territories, uses his art as his means of expres- sion and is helped by the rest of the community and his own family to accomplish his artwork. A creative documentary based on the powerful story of the Palestinian artist Zuhdi Al Adawi. In 1975, at the age of fifteen, Zuhdi is sentenced and confined in the high security prison of Askalan, Israel for fifteen years. With the help of his fellow prisoners and their families, he manages to stay alive by smuggling in color crayons and smuggling out his allegorical artwork done on pillowcases, so it finds its way to the outside world.

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