Resistance Artist Katibe 5

Caipirinha Short Films

In addition to releasing feature documentaries, Caipirinha Productions has produced an ongoing series of short films that focus on particular issues and locations. We continue to be engaged in these various campaigns and will publish our new shorts here as soon as they are completed!

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Resistance Artist Katibe 5


Katibe 5 carries forward a long tradition of blending rap and resistance. A Palestinian hip-hop group formed in the Burj al-Barajneh refugee camp in Lebanon, the artists use their music to publicize the plight of refugees and to issue a resolute call for the freedom and self-determination of the Palestinian people. In this short film, Cultures of Resistance interviews Katibe 5 in Beirut, discussing their efforts to carve out a space of resistance in a place where "a microphone… is better than the Kalashnikov."