John Berger Reads Ghassan Kanafani’s Letter from Gaza (2008)

Ghassan Kanafani. (Photo: File)

English art critic and long-time supporter of Palestine, John Berger died Monday, at the age of 90 at his home in Paris. 

In an address to the inaugural Palestine Festival of Literature (2008) John Berger gave a moving reading of famed Palestinian writer, Ghassan Kanafani’s “Letter from Gaza”. Kanafani was assassinated by the Israeli Mossad in 1972.

Film: Perry Ogden
Photographs: Stefano Massimo & Rula Halawani
Title Cards: Yves Berger

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