Waiting to Go (2001)

Film details

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    2001

  • Type

    Television

Synopsis

Eleventh programme in the second series of `Life' programmes, focusing on the impact of globalisation on the urban environment. A second programme exploring the lives of Palestinian refugees. Set in Lebanon, where - according to the UN - there are some 375,000 Palestinian refugees. Suggests that their situation, amongst fellow Arabs, is scarcely any better than that of refugees in Israel. Barred from working, and with limited access to medical care and higher education, most live in poverty. Many have been in Lebanon for 50 years.

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