The London Palestine Film Festival
babelmed - 20/04/2010
The London Palestine Film Festival will take place from Friday the 30th of April and Friday the 14th of May, London, UK. The 2010 edition offers a selection of documentary, fiction, art, and animation work by, about and from Palestinians and their country.
Opening with Elia Suleiman’s latest feature The Time That Remains , this year’s festival highlights include the first Palestinian animation, the UK premieres of Eyal Sivan’s groundbreaking documentary Jaffa: The Orange’s Clockwork and Kamal Aljafari’s astonishing Port of Memory . Special thematic sessions highlight new video art, profile iconoclastic Palestinian women now and in history, examine the aftermath of last year’s war on the Gaza Strip, and bring together rarely screened work from Palestine, Japan, Lebanon, and Vietnam.
There will also be a photo exhibition by Palestinian artists Noel Jabbour and Taysir Batniji entitled Intimate Portrayals in the Barbican Foyer from the 26th of April to the 14th of May.