Society / Palestine
Yabous 10th Anniversary
babelmed - 25/05/2005
Today and after more than 5000 years, the descendants of the Jebusites still live in East Jerusalem and continue to revive their city culturally and artistically by organizing activities in the field of performing arts.
As part of Yabous' 10th anniversary celebrations and under the slogan "Ten Years of Bonding," the Arab Film Festival will be organized with emphasis on its main mission: achieving continuity of art and culture through any means possible and despite all obstacles and restrictions.
From June 16-30 the second Film Festival returns to Palestine with a programme of Arab films from seven Arab countries. The Arab Film Festival comprises features, drama, fiction and documentaries organized by Yabous Productions in six Palestinian cities, in cooperation with the Khalil Sakakini Cultural Centre (Ramallah), the Popular Art Centre (El-Bireh), the International Centre of Bethlehem (Bethlehem), Al-Najah University (Nablus), Elsana - Nazareth Theatre & Cinematheque (Nazareth), the International Union of Francophone Press - Palestinian Section Cinema Club (Gaza), and supported by the European Union, Sida, and the Ford Foundation.
audiences throughout Palestine and to make it accessible to everyone.
Babelmed Editorial Team