Headstart for Omar

United States, 1975

Film
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Omar was a boy when he fled with his parents from the family orange grove near Jaffa and joined 750,000 Palastinian Arab refugees streaming out of the new State of Israel. Ever since then Omar has waited and now lives in Qatar, where he works and bides his time. Like others of 1948, Omar waits for the world community to settle a long overdue account.

Credits

production company

United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East

United Nations Television

producer

Myrtle Winter-Chaumeny

Duration

00:26:58:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1975

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014304

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Palestinian Arabs

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Israel-Arab conflicts

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United Nations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Palestinian Arabs

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Refugees - Palestine

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → World politics

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → World politics - 1945-

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → Arabs - History

History → History

History → Israel - History

History → Palestinian Arabs

History → Refugees - Palestine

History → World politics - 1945-

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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