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‘Gaza’ documentary wins 33rd Spain Goya Award

The film depicts the lives of Palestinians living under the 12-year siege in the Gaza Strip

A Spanish film about the situation in the besieged Palestinian enclave, Gaza, won the prestigious Goya Award 2019 on Sunday.

Gaza” which was directed by Julio Pérez del Campo and produced by Carles Bover Martíne, is a documentary which highlights the plight of Palestinians in the occupied enclave as they go about their everyday lives and try to survive.

The film takes viewers on a journey through Gaza’s streets, introduces them to its people and gives details of his history under occupation.

In his acceptance speech, del Campo dedicated the win to “all the people who have kept alive the struggle of the Palestinian people. For those who are among us and those who are not.”

“I believe that many things can be done from the world of culture, but the first is not to legitimise countries that systematically violate human rights.””Long live the struggle of the Palestinian people,” he added.

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