Cinema of Palestine - History - The Third Period: Cinema in Exile, 1968-82 - The Film Archives Disappearance, 1982

The Film Archives Disappearance, 1982

The different organisations set up archives for Palestinian films. The largest such archive was run by PLO's Film Foundation/Palestinian Film Unit. In 1982, when the PLO was forced out of Beirut, the archive was in storage (in the Red Crescenty Hospital), from where it "disappeared" under circumstances which are still unclear.

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