A cinema on wheels is bringing movies back to Gaza
Location: Gaza City, Gaza
There have been no theaters for years in the area
The 'Cinema Bus' roams Gaza to offer that experience
The group that runs the bus screens positive films that promote peace and tolerance
13-YEAR- OLD PALESTINIAN CHILD FROM GAZA, JASER HASONEH, SAYING:
“This is the first time I've seen a movie in such a cinema, a movie about love and caring about oneself."
The truck has solar panels, a chairlift, and an outdoor display
It can screen films to 500 people through the outdoor display
PROJECT COORDINATOR OF MOBILE CINEMA BUS, MAHMOUD AL-HERBAWI, SAYING:
Cinema Bus' has an indoor screen and an outdoor screen. Indoor screenings can accommodate 60 people, we target children, youth, and adults. It can also accommodate up to three people with mobility impairment, so a total 63 people can watch a movie inside 'Cinema Bus'."
Cinemas in Gaza have been shut since 1996
The bus brings back that luxury complete with popcorn