Wall Piano

© Alexia Webster
Asma Ghanem, Christopher Marianetti, Alexia Webster

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Directed by Asma Ghanem & Christopher Marianetti & Alexia Webster
Duration 3’ l No Dialogues

Wall Piano takes us into the daydream of a young girl who lives under the shadow of a separation wall. Part music video, part magic realism, Wall Piano shows a wall as something other than an immovable barrier for a group of children living near the Qalandia checkpoint in Ramallah, Palestine. The inspiration for this short film came from 12-year-old Nada, also featured in the film.

Asma Ghanem is a multimedia artist, illustrator, experimental musician and author from Palestine and Syria, exploring the space between reality and illusion. Christopher Marianetti is a composer, producer and educator from New Mexico, working at the intersection of music and social justice. Alexia Webster is a South African photographer, videographer and visual artist exploring intimacy, family, migration and identity.

Production Country and Year Palestine, 2020
Produced by Found Sound Nation
Producer Elena Moon Park
Director of Photography Alexia Webster
Music Christopher Marianetti
Sound Chris Botta
Editor Christopher Marianetti