Flying Paper is being screened at many film festivals and special events at venues around the world, while many articles, film reviews and broadcast TV segments about the film are being aired. Stay tuned for more updates on our Facebook page.
September 2015: Karma Tube Clip and Writeup . Featuring the excerpt for Flying Paper and a nice write up and comments about the film.
April 30, 2015: NPR Interview with Co-Director Nitin Sawhney in preperation for the Cape Cod Film Festival of Arab and Middle Eastern Cinema.
December 11, 2014: Israeli government attempts to shut down Nakba film festival in Tel Aviv by Sarah Levy, Mondoweiss.
December 4, 2014: Israelis, Palestinians reflect on Nakba together at controversial festival by Julie Pronier, Middle East Eye.
November 14, 2014: LICFF audiences ‘overwhelmed’ on day, 4Staff Report, Daily Times, Pakistan.
October 22, 2014: Twin Cities Film Fest 2014, Part II by Todd Wardrope, Twin Cities Daily Planet.
October 7, 2014: New site catalogs documentary films about Palestine by Henry Norr, Mondoweiss.
September 7, 2014: Gaza Film Festival rolls in New York, Saudi Gazette.
August 26, 2014: Children long for Kites, not bombs, in Gaza Skies. Op-ed and Short Video by Nitin Sawhney and Roger Hill, +972 Magazine, August 26, 2014.
August 7, 2014: Arab World Fest returns to Milwaukee’s lakefront by Matthew Reddin, Wisconsin Gazette.
May 29, 2014: Kids In Gaza Take On A World Record With String, Glue, And Paper by Jennifer Mackenzie, BarakaBits.
May 28, 2014: Flying Paper Comes to the United Nations by Amanda Ghanooni, The New School. WATCH ARCHIVED WEBCAST VIDEO.
April 9, 2014: Flying Paper New York Film Premiere at The New School by Kelly Nosari, The New School for Public Engagement.
January 17, 2014: Flying Paper: Designing Resilience Through Storytelling by Rasha Shihabi, the CATALYST Review.
December 10, 2013: Kite-flying film shows Gaza’s kids grow old too soon by Sarah Irving, The Electronic Intifada. Hear the podcast by Sarah Irving (cue to 16:16 – 23:36 mins)
December 9, 2013: Film Review: Flying Paper by Amanda Leigh Lichtenstein, Contrary Magazine.
December 1, 2013: Where kites, not katyushas, fill the sky by Debra Kamin, Times of Israel.
December 1, 2013: Doha’s Ajyal fest wraps with youth jury awards by Wendy Mitchell, Screen Daily.
November 30, 2013: Palestine’s film industry flourishes, CinemaPalestino Film Festival, Sheffield Telegraph.
November 30, 2013: Ajyal Festival to show films for youths, children today, Gulf Times.
November 30, 2013: Flying Paper is about Gaza youths’ dreams: Sawhney by Catherine W. Gichuki, Qatar Tribune.
November 29, 2013: Children need not wait to become adults to make films by Salman Siddiqui, Gulf Times.
November 27, 2013: Ajyal Youth Film Festival begins by Raynald C. Rivera, The Peninsula.
November 11, 2013: U.S.-Palestinian Co-Production ‘Flying Paper’ to Screen at Doha Youth Film Fest by Stuart Kemp, Hollywood Reporter.
November 11, 2013: Ajyal Youth Film Festival unveils Made in Qatar line-up by Michael Rosser, Screen Daily.
November 6, 2013: Flying Paper: A Kite Flying a Kid’s Dream Outside a Big Prison by Samya Ayish. Arabic version of the film review.
October 16, 2013: New documentary ‘Flying Paper’ showcases the creativity of Palestinian youth in Gaza by Daryl Meador, Mondoweiss, Chicago, IL.
October 10, 2013: Roger Hill, Flying Paper by Jeremy Kay, Screen Daily, Los Angeles.
October 6, 2013: Flying high with Flying Paper by CinemaPalestino, Sheffield’s 5th Palestinian Film Festival, Nov 29 – Dec 1 2013.
July 1, 2013: The First New York Screening of the Documentary Flying Paper Closes the Interaction Design and Children Conference by Stephanie Spiro, The Huffington Post.
June 5, 2013: Produccion Flying Paper: Hoy Realizan Cine Foro (in Spanish) by Lilian Gonzalez, El Quatzelteco newspaper, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala.
May 14, 2013: Flying Paper in OOMK by Aisha Gani in the One of My Kind, a woman’s arts and culture zine.
May 8, 2013: Barbican’s Palestinian Film Festival helps spread new understanding of troubled land by Dominic Simpson, Hackney Citizen.
May 1, 2013: Flying Paper shows Palestinian children reaching for the sky in The National by Jessica Holland, profiles the London festival premiere and an interview with co-director Nitin Sawhney.
April 19, 2013: Palestine film festivals to open in Chicago and London, plus other cinema news by Maureen Clare Murphy, Electronic Intifada.
April 17, 2013: Film fest documentaries have Athens connections in Athens News by Damon Krane featuring an interview with co-director Roger Hill.
April 8, 2013: Kids and Kite-Flying in Gaza by Alessandra Bajec, The Progressive.
February 27, 2013: Video: Broadcast News Segment on Al Hurra Television by Corine Farhat. The 13 min segment captures quite well the emotions, symbolism and narrative of the film through interviews with our team and the key scenes (in English and Arabic).