Monthly Archives: November 2009

Anything Good and Bright

The second in the series of videos about Gaza, this one about the American International School there: Anything Good and Bright: The American International School in Gaza – better version from maggie schmitt on Vimeo. Advertisements

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Fishing in Gaza

Finally finished the first of the Gaza videos! This one should be up on the webpage of The Nation in the next few days. Fishing in Gaza from maggie schmitt on Vimeo. What is it like to live in Gaza? … Continue reading

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when sheep take the streets

Another article recently published in The Atlantic Food Channel. Nomadic pastoralists take the town! Maggie Schmitt Last Sunday five hundred sheep passed through the center of Madrid. Sheep, and with them several oxen, lots of horses, and a bunch of … Continue reading

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Eating under siege

An article originally published in The Atlantic in two parts. Eating Under Siege Maggie Schmitt Once upon a time, Gaza was known for its citrus trees and its extraordinary seafood, the smell of jasmine in the evening. No longer: now … Continue reading

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