Ahmad holds up a photo of his sister in their family farm 20 years ago. He turns his eyes away while describing how after losing access to water, he had to find work in a nearby Jewish settlement.
“I became a worker for an Israeli settler from Argentina… It was very painful to watch water running all day long in his farm while my farm, which is only a couple of miles away, was drying out.”
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“Love is food. That’s all. Neither better or worse. Sometimes very good. Sometimes terrible. But to say—as people will—that wasn’t love. As though that makes you feel better! Well it might not have been nourishing, but it sustained me for a while.”
—Elizabeth McCracken, Thunderstruck
The Secret Garden, 1993, dir. Agnieszka Holland
’If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.’