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Avatar in the West Bank

February 12, 2010

ok i haven’t seen the movie yet. but i hear it has a great storyline celebrating resistance against military colonialism. however i also hear that it has the “white hero” paradigm firmly entrenched (the ex-Marine has to “become” one of the victimized indigenous in order to 1. understand their struggle and 2. save them). in any case, Palestinians and internationals got super creative and dressed up as Na’vi to protest the military apartheid colonialist structure in the West Bank. click here for the entire gallery.

Avatar in the West Bank

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