Palestine Film Festival - Three films and shorts (IPSC)

06/03/2011 - 12:30

Palestine Film Festival - Three films and shorts

PALESTINE FILM FESTIVAL: From 12.30pm on Sunday 6th March there will be a full day Palestine film festival taking place in the Pearse Centre located at 27 Pearse Street, Dublin 2.

Palestine One Day Film Festival
Palestine One Day Film Festival - Click for larger image

Aside from the three main films, there will also be screenings of thewinners of the ItIsApartheid.org short film contest, and Haitham Khatib’s short Life On Wheels (@4.40pm) about Jody McIntyre and Bil’in.

12.30pm: Avenge But One Of My Two Eyes (2005, Avi Mograbi). A controversial documentary drawing parallels between the Israeli-Palestinian situation and the enduring myths of Samson and Masada. A powerful, at times chilling, lament of the continuing violence - eloquent and vital. More info here: http://www.secondrundvd.com/release_avenge.php

2.40pm: American Radical - The Trials of Norman Finkelstein (2009, David Ridgen & Nicolas Rossier). Probing and intimate film about controversial US academic Norman Finkelstein, the son of holocaust survivors, ardent critic of Israel, and author of five landmark books. More info here: http://www.americanradicalthefilm.com/

5.30pm: Private (2005, Saverio Costanzo). Oscar-nominated Feature film in which a group of Israeli soldiers take possession of a house owned by a Palestinian family. The owner is a pacifist named Mohammed who refuses to leave his home. More info here: http://www.palestineonlinestore.com/films/private.htm

Entry is €5 per film, or €12 for a full day ticket.

This event is organised by the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) as one of a series of events taking place around Ireland during international Israeli Apartheid Week 2011 (6 – 12 March). For more information on other events in Ireland please see: http://www.ipsc.ie/iaw2011 and for a brochure of Dublin events please see the PDF below.

Israeli Apartheid Week 2011
Israeli Apartheid Week 2011

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