A World Not Ours

PBS Premiere: Aug. 18, 2014Check the broadcast schedule »

Links & Books


Film Websites
www.facebook.com/nakba.filmworks and www.nakbafilmworks.com

Original Online Content on POV
To enhance the broadcast, POV has produced an interactive website to enable viewers to explore the film in greater depth. The A World Not Ourswebsite—www.pbs.org/pov/aworldnotours—offers a streaming video trailer for the film; an interview with the filmmaker; a list of related websites, articles and books; a downloadable discussion guide; and special features.


Council on Foreign Relations: Crisis Guide: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
This interactive multimedia timeline provides an overview of the conflict from a nonpartisan U.S. perspective. Links to key United Nations documents and reports on diplomatic efforts are provided. A transcript is available at www.cfr.org/publication/CGME_transcript.html.

Morris, Benny. The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Provides a historical context for how Palestinians became refugees during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war.

Procon.org: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Dedicated to presenting all sides of a conflict or issue, this website hosts a page with links to a range of articles and quotes and a timeline of land disputes between Palestinians and Israelis.

United Nations Information System: The Question of Palestine
This site aggregates United Nations documents related to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, including key U.N. resolutions.

United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
This site provides statistics and general information on Palestinian refugees, including a profile of Ain el-Helweh


Human Rights Watch
Visit the 2014 World Report on Lebanon page (http://www.hrw.org/world-report/2014/country-chapters/lebanon) or type "Israel" and "Palestine" into the search box for status reports on life for Palestinians on this organization's website. Information is also available from Amnesty International (www.amnesty.org).

The Independent Commission for Human Rights
The site of this human rights ombudsman contains extensive information on Israeli and Palestinian abuses of human rights, including complaints filed, reports on investigations, U.N. actions and position statements, all from an international law perspective. Available in English and Arabic