Programme 2011

Talk: Leila Sansour, Cathi Pawson and Honey Thaljieh

Posted on Oct 30, 2011 in News, Programme 2011

Talk: Leila Sansour, Cathi Pawson and Honey Thaljieh

Film, Food and Football: Vehicles for Change in Palestine Leila Sansour, founder and CEO of Open Bethlehem, presents and discusses footage from her latest film: The Road to Bethlehem. Cathi Pawson is the co-founder of Fairtrade company Zaytoun CIC, she will talk about the challenges and rewards of developing a marketplace for Palestinian produce. They will both be joined by Honey Thaljieh, the captain of the Palestinian International Woman’s Football team. After years of playing football with the boys but without a team to call her own, Honey Thaljieh spearheaded the effort to start the...

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(No) Laughing Matter + Hassan Everywhere

Posted on Oct 30, 2011 in Featured, News, Programme 2011

(No) Laughing Matter + Hassan Everywhere

‘Hassan Everywhere’ a moving tale of two young artists who share a vivid connection to their respective birthplaces Israel and Palestine and who’s passionate friendship, impossible at home, flourished abroad.

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Jaffa: The Orange’s Clockwork

Posted on Oct 30, 2011 in Featured, News, Programme 2011

Jaffa: The Orange’s Clockwork

Visually captivating and politically bold, this enticing new film by acclaimed filmmaker Eyal Sivan weaves a rich tapestry of stunning archival material and striking interviews to explore the entwined visual and political history of the Jaffa Orange

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Amreeka + Eid

Posted on Oct 29, 2011 in Featured, News, Programme 2011

Amreeka + Eid

Eid is a Palestinian Bedouin living under Israeli occupation. Ever since he can remember, Eid has picked up scrap materials and turned them into art. By following Eid’s creative process, this film celebrates the optimism and integrity which enables him to transform the machinery of occupation into an artistic expression of individuality and hope.

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My name is Ahlam + Missing

Posted on Oct 5, 2011 in Featured, News, Programme 2011

My name is Ahlam + Missing

A beautifully crafted stop motion animation filmed by Jordanian film maker Tariq Rimawi. Missing opens a window into the effects of conflict on children, and the search for peace in the face of adversity.

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