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20/05/2012

Elia Suleiman: "Has the Arab Spring only just begun?"Elia Suleiman: "Has the Arab Spring only just begun?"

Revealed with Divine Intervention (Jury Prize in Cannes in 2002), 51-year-old Palestinian film director Elia Suleiman is this year's patron for the Cinémas du Monde pavilion in Cannes. French newspaper '20 minutes' met up with him on the...

Events and Festivals, Palestine

16/05/2012

American-Arab committee releases guide to Palestinian filmsAmerican-Arab committee releases guide to Palestinian films

The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) has announced the online publication of a guide to Palestinian film and filmmaking. It features information on and access to hundreds of films and film institutions, giving an unprecedented...

Industry, Palestine

24/04/2012

New filmmaker screens Arab world’s first documentary about sexual abuseNew filmmaker screens Arab world’s first documentary about sexual abuse

In her first documentary, a thespian-turned-filmmaker records the tragic stories of Arab women sexually abused during childhood. The Greenhouse-supported film aims to break a social taboo

When Palestinian actress and director Abeer Zeibak Haddad wrote a puppet play for children about sexual abuse, she soon discovered that, despite the play winning four local children theatre’s awards, no one really wanted to see it. So she changed...

Industry, Grant Project Activities, Palestine

17/04/2012

UK-Palestine co-production treaty comes into beingUK-Palestine co-production treaty comes into being

The UK’s co-production treaty with Palestine is officially ratified and has now come into force. The treaty looks to strengthen the relationship between the film industries in the two countries, by encouraging British and Palestinian producers to...

Industry, Palestine

16/04/2012

At Cannes, Cinémas du Monde with a Palestinian twistAt Cannes, Cinémas du Monde with a Palestinian twist

Cannes’ Cinémas du Monde Pavilion is to have a Palestinian twist this year, with celebrated Palestinian film director Elia Suleiman as one of the event’s two patrons and Palestinian director and producer Riyad Deis taking part in its Fabrique....

Events and Festivals, Palestine

10/04/2012

Palestine takes centre stage in BelgiumPalestine takes centre stage in Belgium

For its third edition, the Eye on Palestine film festival offers up a wide spectrum of feature and documentary films on the daily life of Palestinians. An opportunity to see unique films and to interact with their directors after the screening....

Events and Festivals, Palestine

22/03/2012

Three South Mediterranean film projects off to CannesThree South Mediterranean film projects off to Cannes

The directors and producers of three film projects from the South Mediterranean will be going to Cannes this May. The films are still in the making, so it will not be in the competition this time round, but the event will hopefully help them to...

Events and Festivals, Algeria, Jordan, Palestine

18/03/2012

(Human) International film festival – Palestine 2012 - launches call for entries(Human) International film festival – Palestine 2012 - launches call for entries

EXTENDED Application deadline: 30 April 2012

PSCAA — Reviving the lost culture of cinema in Palestine The Palestinian Cinema Arts Association (PSCAA) invites filmmakers and producers from all the south Mediterranean countries and from over the world to the second edition of the Human Film...

Opportunities, Palestine

06/03/2012

Ashton deeply concerned over Israeli raid on two Palestinian TV stationsAshton deeply concerned over Israeli raid on two Palestinian TV stations

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has expressed concern at last week’s Israeli raid on two Palestinian television stations in Ramallah, in which security forces seized equipment. “The High Representative is deeply concerned by the...

Institutions, Palestine

02/02/2012

Round table consultation on Palestinian film and audiovisual industryRound table consultation on Palestinian film and audiovisual industry

Ramallah, 3 February 2012

How to boost the local and regional dynamics? Mrs Olga BAUS, EU Delegation in Jerusalem; Mrs Adila LAIDI-HANIEH, Moderator; Mrs Renate ROGINAS, Team Leader, Capacity Development Support Unit.)--> Download the summary report of the round table...

Programme Activities, Palestine

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