Filmed in an unofficial Palestinian Bedouin camp established in 1948 on a stretch of beach north of Tyre, in South Lebanon, Terrace of the Sea uses a collection of family photographs taken over three generations as a prism through which to reflect on memory, loss and history.
Diana Allan is an associate professor of anthropology at McGill University and a Canada Research Chair in the Anthropology of Living Archives. She is the author of Refugees of the Revolution: Experiences of Palestinian Exile (2014) and editor of Voices of the Nakba: A Living History of Palestine (2021). She is the co-founder of the Nakba Archive and co-directs the Critical Media Lab at McGill. Her films include Still Life (2007), Terrace of the Sea (2010), and So Dear, So Lovely (2018).
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