Palestinian Film Festival Australia

Sydney (Sep 20-27), Hobart (Sep 27-30), Melbourne (Oct 4-7), Brisbane (Oct 11-14), Canberra (Oct 18-20), Perth (Oct 26-28), Adelaide (Nov 2-4)

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Dreamland

Dreamland

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We're THRILLED to announce the dates & cities for the 10th-anniversary edition of the Palestinian Film Festival Australia!* Sydney Thurs 24 Oct to Thurs 31 Oct
* Canberra Fri 25 Oct to Sun 27 Oct
* Melbourne Thurs 31 Oct to Tues 5 Nov
* Hobart Fri 1 Nov to Sun 3 Nov
* Perth Fri 8 Nov to Sun 10 Nov
* Brisbane Fri 8 Nov to Sun 10 NovWatch this space for film and ticketing details, however, in the meantime... save these dates! :-)
We're THRILLED to announce the dates & cities for the 10th-anniversary edition of the Palestinian Film Festival Australia!* Sydney Thurs 24 Oct to Thurs 31 Oct
* Canberra Fri 25 Oct to Sun 27 Oct
* Melbourne Thurs 31 Oct to Tues 5 Nov
* Hobart Fri 1 Nov to Sun 3 Nov
* Perth Fri 8 Nov to Sun 10 Nov
* Brisbane Fri 8 Nov to Sun 10 NovWatch this space for film and ticketing details, however, in the meantime... save these dates! :-)
Palestinian actor #AdamBakri stars in new Australian film, Slam!Palestinian actor Adam Bakri (Omar 2013, Ali and Nino 2016) stars as Tariq-Ricky in Slam-movie, an exciting new Australian film premiering at the 2019 Sydney Film Festival (5-16 June).“A young Australian-Muslim activist and slam poet goes missing in this tense Sydney-set mystery with a sharp perspective on Islamophobia by Partho Sen-Gupta (Sunrise 2014).”Showing 15 June (Sydney CBD) & 16 June (Casula & Randwick).For more information and tickets, please visit https://www.sff.org.au/program/browse/slamPS: Great news - Slam is also touring as part of the SFF Travelling Film Festival Newcastle - https://www.sff.org.au/tff/program/newcastle/slam
WIN TICKETS TO SEE THE REPORTS ON SARAH & SALEEM!To enter, simply check out the screening details in the link below and tag yourself/a friend with your preferred cinema in the comments section below by midnight [AEST] on Friday 24 May.Winners will be randomly selected.https://www.higlossentertainment.com.au/the-reports-on-sarah-and-saleem.htmlHi Gloss Entertainment
National cinema release for The Reports on Sarah & Saleem!After screenings at last year’s Palestinian Film Festival Australia and Sydney Film Festival, we are pleased to share that the Palestinian film, The Reports on Sarah & Saleem, will be showing at various metropolitan and regional cinemas across Australia from Thursday 23 May.For location and screening details, please refer to the following link... https://www.higlossentertainment.com.au/the-reports-on-sarah-and-saleem.html
Latest Palestinian Film Festival Australia newsletter out now!Stories to look out for:
* 2019 / 10th Anniversary Palestinian Film Festival dates announced
* Palestinian film at the Sydney Film Festival [Screwdriver]
* National cinema release for The Reports on Sarah & Saleem
* Palestinian actor in new Australian film [Slam]
* Palestinian short films in NZhttps://mailchi.mp/palestinianfilmfestival.com.au/palestinian-film-festival-news-letter-3437053?e=5a871a1978
Nice to see our beautiful 2018 design still prominently displayed in a popular local cafe
The promotional poster for next week’s screening of “1948: Creation & Catastrophe” is now on display at Dendy Cinemas Newtown!We can’t wait to see everybody on Tuesday night. If you’re thinking about attending, we recommend getting your tickets now as this session is close to selling out.Tuesday 4 December 2018, 7pmTickets: https://www.palestinianfilmfestival.com.au/tickets/1948-creation-catastrophe/
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: One of the most talked about films in the 2018 Palestinian Film Festival Australia was the documentary, 1948: Creation & Catastrophe by Ahlam Muhtaseb & Andy Trimlett.We’ve received numerous requests for extra screenings in Sydney.We’re pleased to announce that an additional screening will take place on Tuesday 4 December 2018 at Dendy Newtown CinemaTo purchase tickets, please go to https://www.palestinianfilmfestival.com.au/tickets/1948-creation-catastrophe/
It’s a wrap! After a record 6 weeks and 7 cities, the festival has come to an end for 2018. We’d like to thank each and every sponsor, partner, supporter and audience member. Without you, there would be no festival. It was a privilege to share a rich and diverse selection of Palestinian films and to be part of the growing Palestinian film industry. As we remember the 70-year anniversary of Al-Nakba (‘The Catastrophe’), there has never been a more important and urgent time to frame and present the Palestinian narrative on the big screen and for us to continue to remember and share Palestinian stories and perspectives.
Showing in #Adelaide this Saturday night (6:30pm) is the powerful documentary film, 1948: Creation & Catastrophe by Ahlam Muhtaseb & Andy Trimlett.“Through riveting & moving personal recollections of both Palestinians & Israelis, 1948: Creation & Catastrophe reveals the shocking events of the most pivotal year in one of the most controversial conflict in the world.  It tells the story of the establishment of Israel as seen through the eyes of the people who lived it. But rather than being a history lesson, this documentary is a primer for the present.  It is simply not possible to make sense of what is happening in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict today without an understanding of 1948.  This documentary was the last chance for many of its Israeli &  Palestinian characters to narrate their first-hand accounts of the creation of a state & the expulsion of a nation.  Hear stories from the Israelis & Palestinians who personally lived through events in Haifa, Jaffa, Dayr Yasin, Acre, Jerusalem, Ramla, Lydda & more.  These shocking & dramatic events reveal the core of what drives the conflict today.”2018 Palestinian Film Festival Australia
Friday 2 November to Sunday 4 November
GU Film House
www.palestinianfilmfestival.com.au#Adelaide #SA #southaustralia
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