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A neighbourhood watch

Dorit Naaman and her daughter often walk along Douglas Fluhrer Park with their dog, but she didn’t know anything about its history.

“It’s a landfill, it used to be a bay, and then there were train tracks there,” explained Naaman, who teaches in the film and media department at Queen’s University. “I didn’t know it until I took a tour.”

A space, she said, can’t tell us what was there before, even though it can offer some clues.

She offered the example as a way of explaining her new interactive documentary, Jerusalem, You Are Here, which is a part of this year’s Kingston Canadian Film Festival.

The documentary focuses on Katamon, a neighbourhood in Jerusalem that has undergone substantial changes through the years (Read More).