London Palestine Film Festival




The Palestine Film Foundation is launching the 2011 London Palestine Film Festival that will take place from the 29th of April and Friday the 11th of May in London, UK. The 2011 edition offers a selection of documentary, fiction, art, and animation work by, about and from Palestinians and their country.
London Palestine Film Festival
The Festival will open with the UK Premiere of this captivating drama from renowned Palestinian director Michel Khleifi ( Wedding in Galilee, Tale of the Three Jewels, Route 181: Fragments of a Journey in Palestine-Israel (with Eyal Sivan). Showcasing about 30 films, the 2011 edition highlights include UK premieres, interesting guest speakers, rare archival treats and a photographic exhibition. Special thematic sessions will 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.

This year’s annual photographic exhibition taking place alongside the Film Festival is entitled 24 Images of Palestine, 1986 – 2010: Photographs by JC Tordai is hosted by the Barbican Centre , Mezzanine Level, 24th April – 17th May 2011. Entry free. This consists of a series of stunning monochrome prints spanning 3 decades of reportage from across Palestine.




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