Filmmaker Elia Suleiman was born in Nazareth in 1960, well after the establishment of the state of Israel in historic Palestine. After 12 years in New York, he returned to the land of his birth to find his roots. But his journey became a search for roots among an uprooted culture; the images strung together like memories in an attempt to weave a whole out of elements that have been blasted apart. A comic drama, Chronicle of a Disappearance is a personal meditation on the spiritual effect of occupation and instability on the Palestinian people, their psyche and their identity.
- Elia SuleimanProducer