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24/10/2013

Euro-Palestinian Water Film Festival to highlight water issuesEuro-Palestinian Water Film Festival to highlight water issues

Up to 20 European and Palestinian films to screen around Palestine from October 21 to November 7

The European Union and its Palestinian partners in water cooperation are to hold the Euro-Palestinian Water Film Festival from October 21 to November 7 in Bethlehem, Gaza, Hebron, Jerusalem, Nablus, Ramallah and Birzeit. As 2013 is the UN...

Events and Festivals, Palestine

08/10/2013

Shashat to hold 9th Women's Film Festival in PalestineShashat to hold 9th Women's Film Festival in Palestine

As part of the EU-funded Remnants project, a hundred film screenings and discussions in 20 cities and six refugee camps

Shashat Women’s Film Festival in Palestine launches its 9th edition within the project Remnants. The festival will take place from October 20th until December 20th, 2013 in 20 cities and 6 refugee camps, and in collaboration with 7 universities...

Events and Festivals, Palestine

12/09/2013

Hany Abu-Assad plans road movieHany Abu-Assad plans road movie

Lamya is to be about a girl looking for her mother, says the Palestinian director

For his next Palestine-set drama Lamya, Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad is planning to reunite with some of the team behind his Oscar-nominated 2005 feature Paradise Now, reports Screendaily. "It’s about a girl seeking her mother,” explained...

Events and Festivals, Palestine

06/09/2013

Hiam Abbas, Palestinian director of Le Donne della VucciriaHiam Abbas, Palestinian director of Le Donne della Vucciria

"Around [Sicily], I was shocked by how many references brought me back to who I am”

Palestinian actress and director Hiam Abbas shot her short film Le Donne della Vucciria in Palermo, on the Italian island of Sicily, for the Miu Miu Women's Tale project, presented during the Venice Film Festival's Venice Days. "Although there...

Events and Festivals, Palestine

02/09/2013

Workshop for film producers and directors starts in RamallahWorkshop for film producers and directors starts in Ramallah

Sixteen Palestinians to study scriptwriting and film financing for a week

In partnership with the British Council and the Palestinian Ministry of Culture, European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs (EAVE) is today launching a workshop for film producers and writers in Ramallah. Until September 6, sixteen Palestinian producers,...

Events and Festivals, Palestine

22/08/2013

Spawning new wave cinema in NazarethSpawning new wave cinema in Nazareth

Director Anan Barakat wants his students to drop stereotypes about their own people

Since founding a film school in Nazareth 10 years ago, Anan Barakat has been striving to follow in the footsteps of the French New Wave and Italian neorealism, reports Haaretz. He wants Arab directors in Israel to leave their mark on history,...

Industry, Israel, Palestine

20/08/2013

Arab and Tarzan Abunasser, Palestinian directorsArab and Tarzan Abunasser, Palestinian directors

"Art work is more important than anything else, it relieves one's mind"

Gaza brothers Arab and Tarzan Abunasser (whose real names are Mohammed and Ahmad) made headlines last April when their short Condom Lead became the first Palestinian film ever to be nominated for Canne's Palme d'Or for Best Short Film. Their...

Palestine

28/07/2013

Selling Palestinian director Hany Abu Assad's Omar - 2/2Selling Palestinian director Hany Abu Assad's Omar - 2/2

Interview with Sarah Calderon, head of cinema marketing agency The Film Agency

After his controversial Golden Globe-winning film Paradise Now, Palestinian film director Hany Abu-Assad is back with Omar, a film where human relationships are determined by the surrounding political context. Omar's love story with Nadia would...

Palestine

28/07/2013

Selling Palestinian director Hany Abu Assad's Omar – 1/2Selling Palestinian director Hany Abu Assad's Omar – 1/2

Interview with Caroline Daube, in charge of marketing at German international sales agency The Match Factory

After his controversial Golden Globe-winning film Paradise Now, Palestinian film director Hany Abu-Assad is back with Omar, a film where human relationships are determined by the surrounding political context. Omar's love story with Nadia would...

Palestine, Industry

06/07/2013

Palestinian cinema and media discussed at MuqabalatPalestinian cinema and media discussed at Muqabalat

Israelis invited to discover Palestinian cinema and media in Tel Aviv

Palestinian, Israeli and international cinema and media professionals gathered at the second Palestinian Film and Media Conference or Muqabalat (in Arabic, "Meetings") on June 23 as part of the Tel Aviv University's Student Film Festival. Invited...

Events and Festivals, Palestine

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