Flying Paper is the story of Palestinian children in Gaza engaged in the fascinating culture of kite making and flying. The film follows Musa, a charismatic teenaged kite-maker in the village of Seifa, and Abeer an aspiring young journalist in the Jabalya refugee camp. They join a remarkable quest, along with thousands of other children, to shatter the Guinness World Record for the most kites ever flown.

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Purchase this award-winning 52 minute documentary to screen in your homes and share with friends.  The DVD comes with a bonus short film, Gaza From Within: Return to Seifa Village, a reunion with the stars of Flying Paper, who are rebuilding their lives just days after their homes were destroyed in the Fall of 2014.

Order the DVD online for $25 including free shipping anywhere in the U.S. For Educational and Institutional Use DVDs please order here. Educational DVDs come with an unlimited screening license. For international orders please contact us.

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Film directed by Nitin Sawhney and Roger Hill, Copyright 2013-2016.

For public screenings, please contact us to purchase public performance rights.


Flying Paper short trailer (2 mins) edited by Ramon Iriarte Campos. Kite animations by Daniel Nienhuis. Original Music by Nitin Sawhney, Universal Music Publishing (U.K.). Watch all Trailers for Flying Paper.