Crayons of Askalan (Stop Motion)



Stop motion

3 min.


Crayons of Askalan (stop motion)

1975. Fifteen-years-old Palestinian Zuhdi is sentenced to life imprisonment in the prison of Askalan, Israel. With the help of his fellow prisoners and their families, he smuggles out his illegal artwork done on pillowcases and gets to exhibit them outside.

1975. Zuhdi, un palestino de 15 años, es condenado a cadena perpetua en la prisión de Askalan, Israel. Con la ayuda de sus compañeros presos y sus familias, logra producir y sacar de contrabando sus dibujos ilegales hechos en fundas de almohada y exhibirlos fuera.

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Edited and Photographed by / Editado y fotografiado por Laila Hotait
Narrator / Narrador: Zuhdi Al Adawi as himself / como él mismo.
On screen: Pedro Cerisola & Eunice Soto