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‘The Law in These Parts’ + Q&A

Tuesday 24th June + guest speaker Elian Weizman Can a democracy impose an indefinite military occupation on another people while retaining democratic values? Since Israel occupied the territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip in 1967, the military has imposed thousands of … Continue reading

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‘The Shebabs of Yarmouk’

Tuesday 27th May     A film by Axel Salvatori-Sinz, followed by a discussion. In Yarmouk (Syria), the Shebabs, a small group of boys & girls, have been friends for years. Now as young adults, they have a genuine thirst … Continue reading

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‘Roadmap to Apartheid’ (2012) + discussion with Sarah Colborne, director of PSC

Tuesday 29th April An exploration of the analogy of Apartheid in Israel/Palestine Directed by South African-born Ana Nogueira and Israeli-born Eron Davidson. This film is both an astute work of political analysis and a gripping historical account of the human cost of regimes … Continue reading

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‘A World Not Ours’ + discussion

Tuesday 25th March Presented by the film’s makers*, and followed by a discussion with Abbas Shiblak, writer on statelessness. Mahdi Fleifel’s dazzling, award-winning first-person documentary immerses us in a strange and unique world. In the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain … Continue reading

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First Person Political: Artists on Israel/Palestine

Tuesday 25th February A special evening in discussion with the artists Uriel Orlow, John Smith and music collective Raast. Uriel Orlow’s Unmade Film: The Proposal (performance-lecture, 45 mins) is the last in a series of works that point to the structure of … Continue reading

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‘The Do Gooders’ (dir. Chloe Ruthven, 75 mins, 2013)

Tuesday 28th January Film screening followed by an audience discussion with Lubna Marsarwa and director Chloe Ruthven.  Are aid organisations entrenching Israel’s regime in Palestine? Instead of helping to bring injustice to an end, are international activists and NGOs imposing their … Continue reading

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British colonial film: Mandate Palestine

Tuesday 26th November An insight into the end of British Mandate Palestine. This is a rare chance to see remarkable footage from the British colonial era.  Francis Gooding presents Portrait of Palestine (1946) produced by the British Colonial Office in the … Continue reading

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