Original Archive Entry: A special production. Measures of Distance is about a mother and daughter’s joyous reunion, despite a doting father’s jealous presence, during the daughter’s brief visit to war torn Lebanon in 1981. Centred around letters written from a mother to her daughter, it reveals the tragic story of a family dispersed and a nation in the process of destruction.
Eyes Skinned shows a head covered with a black hood on which images of torture and brutality are intermittently projected. The figure scratches at its eyes with a sharp knife as we hear snips of news accounts of the eradication of the Palestinian people.