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Middle East Children's Alliance

The Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) is a non-governmental organization, working for peace and justice in the Middle East, focusing on Palestine, Israel, Lebanon, and Iraq. MECA’s programs emphasize the need to educate North Americans about the Middle East and U.S. foreign policy, and to support projects that aid and empower communities. MECA believes in insuring the human rights of all people in the region, especially focusing on the rights of children.

The Ibdaa Dance Troupe and Dheisheh refugee camp

To learn more about the Ibdaa dance troupe and Dheisheh refugee camp, visit

Philo Television is a commercial post-production facility that donated post-production services for The Children of Ibdaa: To Create Something Out of Nothing. To learn more about Philo TV, visit

Singing the Milky Way

For more information on the film, aboriginal art, and the Yuendumu Artists’ Center in the Central Australian desert, please visit


For Documentary Photography by
S. Smith Patrick visit