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Sheffield's 8th Palestinian Film Season Nov 2016

December 7, 2013
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Feedback about CP5

A number of our audience have taken the trouble to write an say how ‘ this was the best yet’ or how much they enjoyed a particular film. Flying Paper has been especially mentioned. But one person took the trouble … Continue reading

November 12, 2013
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Palestine’s Ongoing Nakba in Film

The international discourse that remains prevalent in some of the Palestine solidarity movement is still rooted within the framework of ‘occupation’. This discourse is commonly used to refer to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank including East Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip … Continue reading

October 22, 2013
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Views from the side

Really pleased to get views from Hilary and Alistair. Hilary has been one of the main organisers of cinema Palestino for the past five years and is passionate about the season’s  importance in the wider struggle for Justice for Palestine and … Continue reading

October 6, 2013
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Flying high with Flying Paper

It will be fantastic to welcome Nitin Sawney and Roger Hill’s film , Flying Paper, to cinemaPalestino. According to Sawhney, this film is important because it’s purely told through children’s voices. “Those kids live under threat, yet they’re the most … Continue reading

September 25, 2013
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Dreams of a Nation

Writing in Dreams of a Nation, Annemarie Jacir, talks about organizing a festival of Palestinian film. This was back in 2002! Now, as we can see from other blogs and websites, Palestinian film is alive and kicking and the festivals celebrating them multiply. Towards … Continue reading

August 23, 2013
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cinema palestino 5

Having just seen Five Broken Cameras again, i am really looking forward to this festival in November. There is a buzz at the moment around Palestinian culture in general and film in particular. The success of Omar, winning the Cannes … Continue reading