Life in Gaza
David Segarra (b. 1976) is a documentary filmmaker and journalist from Valencian Country, Spain. He began working as a journalist for independent Catalan newspapers in Valencia and Catalonia, and since 2007 he has been directing documentaries for Venezuelan public television. Segarra directed the award-winning documentary Fire on the Marmara (2011) about the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, a humanitarian mission that was attacked by Israeli commandos in 2010. It won first prize in international film festivals in Venezuela, Argentina, and Morocco, and garnered special mentions in Finland, Qatar, Mexico, and Spain. In 2014, Segarra lived for three months in Gaza. A book of his photographs, accompanied by essays and poems about life in the Gaza Strip, Viure, Morir i Nàixer a Gaza (Living, Dying, and Being Born in Gaza), was published by Sembra Llibres in 2014.