STK-ID 13604

CS of Arab farmer in market square. LAS of Arabs gathered along top of buildings. Several shots of Arabs at gigantic gathering, including shots of religious parades, of leaders speaking. Sequence showing Arab refugees at United Nations relief campsite. HAS of terrain near Beirut and Jordan. TRAVELLING SHOT as camera passes tents and shelters of refugee settlement near Beirut. MLS of flock of Arab kids running towards school conducted by Dr Robert Westwater of Ottawa. PAN across line-up of kids. CS of Arab child. Shot of Dr Westwater inspecting class. CS of faces of man and woman, Canadian teachers. Front shot of Arab children passing camera. Several shots of children racing towards camera, tents of UN Relief Agency in background. Sequence on mass Arab beeting in town square in Bagdad, religious leaders speaking, performing some sort of ritual.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No 56 and No 58
Beirut, Baghdad
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486