Bringing 'Gandhi' to an Arab Audience

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Hanna Elias

Filmmaker Hanna Elias also wrote and directed The Olive Harvest, a West Bank love story that he made with a Palestinian cast and an Israeli crew. Julia Buckley, NPR hide caption

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Robert Siegel meets with Palestinian filmmaker Hanna Elias. He is dubbing the movie Gandhi into Arabic — with the hope of bringing the Indian leader's message of non-violence to a different part of the world. It's a project that is more radical than it might at first seem.



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