The Palestine Broadcasting Service started airing in 1936, from a brand new transmitter tower in Ramallah. It was a British station in three languages, aimed at promoting the message of the mandate government throughout the region. But over the following decades, as Palestine saw political upheavals, bloody conflicts and power shifts, the radio station found itself in the middle of it all... and became a unique capsule of the events that lead up to the Nakba.
Produced and sound designed for Kerning Cultures with Shahd Bani-Odeh. Editorial support from Dana Ballout, Hebah Fisher, Tamara Rasamny, Nadeen Shaker and Zeina Dowidar. Mixed by Mohamad Khreizat.