Ziad Foty, a DC native and
Palestinian-American filmmaker is working on a new feature-length
film which with follow his father, Fuad Foty on his first return
home to Ramallah, Palestine after 40 years of life in America.
For years, Fuad has had a deep desire to return to Ramallah
but fear of safety has kept him from home, until now. As the
American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine, a Palestinian American
organization has planned its upcoming annual convention in Ramallah
for the first time ever, Fuad is determined that this time he will
This June 2014, Ziad will be shooting the
Palestinian segment of this feature length documentary, incorporating
the journey of other Palestinian Americans who for many like Fuad
Foty, this will be their first times back home in decades.
This event will feature musical performances by local DC
artists including Fuad Foty, the Palestinian musician and singer
featured in the film, and his family. The trailer for the film
will also be shown and a short question and answer session about the
film will take place.
A suggested donation of between $20 and $40 can be paid by
donating to the Kickstarter site for the film at this link: http://kck.st/1hZGF9i