Festival Programme, 2012

Bristol Palestine Film Festival 7th – 16th Dec

Check out the highlights from 2012.  The full list of festival speakers is available here.

The 2012 festival was supported by Bristol City Council, SweetMart, Number ten and Unite.  See all our festival supporters here.

  • Friday 7th December to Thursday 13th December, 2012

    5 Broken Cameras + They Came in the Morning
    Venue:
    Watershed, Bristol, BS1 5TX Although he first bought a camera to film his the birth of his son, Emad Burnat begins to pay more attention to the chaotic scenes taking place in the beautiful landscape outside his house. →More
  • Saturday 8th December, 2012

    The Color of Olives
    Time: 1:00 pm
    Venue: Watershed, Bristol, BS1 5TX
    Like many Palestinian families, the Amers live surrounded by the Separation Wall. Their daily lives are dominated by electrified fences, locks and a constant swarm of armed soldiers. Through a sensitive lens we discover the private world of all eight members of the family. →More
  • Saturday 8th December, 2012

    Behind the Making of The Color of Olives
    Time: 3:30 pm
    Venue: Watershed, Bristol, BS1 5TX
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  • Saturday 8th December, 2012

    Writing a Path through Palestine
    Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Venue: Watershed, Bristol, BS1 5TX
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  • Saturday 8th December, 2012

    Habibi + Yala to the Moon
    Time: 9:00 pm
    Venue: Watershed, Bristol, BS1 5TX
    Inspired by the classical love story, ‘Majnun Layla’ (madly in love with Layla), Habibi is the story of a young Bedouin named Qays whose world is turned upside down when Layla’s father refuses to give his blessing for his daughter to marry Qays. →More
  • Sunday 9th December, 2012

    Out of the Archive: A Case Study from Mandate Palestine
    Time: 1:00 pm
    Venue: Watershed, Bristol, BS1 5TX
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  • Sunday 9th December, 2012

    Man without a Cellphone + The Choice
    Time: 3:00 pm
    Venue: Watershed, Bristol, BS1 5TX
    Twenty-something Palestinian-Israeli Jawdat just wants to have fun with his friends, talk on his cellphone and find love. Instead, he navigates unconvincing dates with Muslim, Christian, and Jewish girls, and wrestles with the Hebrew college entrance exam. →More
  • Monday 10th December to Sunday 16th December, 2012

    Art and Photography Exhibition
    Venue:
    31/31a College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TB →More
  • Thursday 13th December, 2012

    In less than 25 minutes…
    Time: 7:00 pm
    Venue: Hamilton House, BS1 3QY
    Cycled powered cinema, smoothies, and an evening of the latest short films on Palestine presented in partnership with Easton Energy Group. →More
  • Sunday 16th December, 2012

    Free Running Bristol and Gaza
    Time: 12:45 pm
    Venue: The Park Centre, Daventry Road, Knowle, BS4 1DQ
    Free Running, Gaza depicts the thoughts and dreams behind the first Gaza Parkcour Team, an initiative of two 22–year–old friends, Mohammed al–Jakhbeer and Abdallah Enshsi. The short documentary is proceeded by the opportunity to try Free Running at the new park in Knowle West. →More
  • Sunday 16th December, 2012

    Busking to Gaza
    Time: 7:00 pm
    Venue: Arts House, BS1 3RU
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