About the director
Rifat Audeh is a veteran activist and defender of Palestinian human rights. He was aboard the Freedom Flotilla that sought to break the barbaric siege on Gaza in 2010 and witnessed the Israeli attacks on the Flotilla firsthand. Rifat recently completed his Masters degree in Journalism and Media Studies at Newcastle University.
About the film
The film reveals the Israeli attack on the 2010 Freedom Flotilla, a convoy of humanitarian ships which tried to highlight the suffering of Palestinians in Gaza, and break its blockade. Shot from aboard the Freedom Flotilla, directed and narrated by one of its survivors and following up on subsequent media coverage, the film shows how the dead activists & their comrades who defended their vessels were portrayed. The film reveals what really happened and how it was spun in traditional and online media outlets.