Before yesterday it was the 5th of June. 40 years after the great Arab defeat in 67. The war which is known to us as the “Nakseh”. Year by year and day by day, we started to forget this date and what happened at that time. Even the people who witness it and suffer from it, started to forget.

At that day, I sat with my elders and did some chat with them about the days of the war. Where were they? What were they doing at that time? How were they feeling? I took them 40 years back. They shared me their memories and experience. I’ve just became more aware of what was happing at that time.

I made this video of my elder’s memories, so that the new young upcoming generation, the generation of my baby girl Joon “which you will hear her voice in the movie”, will have the chance to hear from their fathers elders about the “Nakseh” which is being forgotten day by day.

The movie is about 23 minute, enjoy it.

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12 Responses to “Asking the elders about 67war”

  1. hussein Says:

    Wael.. this is Amazing documentary film.. i think you should show it at Al Jazeera or at one their events..

    BTW: AbuRami looks really like you!

  2. Anon Says:

    5th of June not “JAN.” (January)!

  3. manal y Says:

    im speachless………

    i guess it was hard on them to talk about it…it really shows on them.

  4. Wael Attili Says:

    Anon, thank you for your correction

  5. Wael Attili Says:

    Manal: it was hard for them to remember

  6. Dima Says:

    ya3ni hats up ya Wael..amazing touching documentary! Joon should win for best music though.
    If you ever thing of expanding this project, let me know, I’d like to help and would like to introduce you to my inlaws too :)

  7. Isam Says:

    is it on metacafe ?? cuz its not working here … :( can u upload it somewhere else ??

  8. amal Says:

    Off topic comment:
    Absolutely LOVE your blog! Witty and diverse.. best of luck!

  9. Mohammed Tahboub Says:

    Great effort Wael and Shurooq!
    Keep it up and send my best to 3amo and khalto.
    Kisses for Joon.

  10. Wael Attili Says:

    Isam: why couldn’t you see the video? is it blocked or what?. pleases let me know..

  11. Isam Says:

    dont worry man … my network admin had a revelation that he should block video streaming website … i’ll take care of it …

  12. Ahmed Saidawi Says:

    Great documentary Wael, and really good job.
    and that shows your Interest about our holy country and its issues.
    God bless you my brother.

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