Najla Said is a Palestinian-Lebanese Christian Arab-American who grew up on New York’s Jewish Upper West Side. And she’s the daughter of the late Edward Said –the famous Palestinian intellectual and activist.
Inocente grew up in San Diego. She loves art and is an accomplished painter. She’s also lived most of her life here as an undocumented immigrant from Mexico. She was the subject of a film that won an Oscar last year. It’s called simply – Inocente.
Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin is obsessed with lost masterpieces of early cinema. He tells Steve Paulson he feels haunted - by the ghosts of early film history, and by the ghosts of his own family's past.