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Palestinian Shorts

Thursday 9th December, 2021 at 7:30 pm
Palestine Museum, 27 Broad St, BS1 2HG

Blacklisted

A young Palestinian man is interrogated for crossing the border and suspected of being a terrorist, while his true intentions stay hidden.

Blacklisted

Mohammed Almughanni |
Short
2021 |
Palestine, Poland |
24 mins |
Arabic, Hebrew with English subtitles |

Trumpets in the Sky

A once dreamy and undisturbed meadow changes drastically in the eyes of Boushra, a 14-year-old Syrian girl working in Lebanon’s potato fields, who learns that her childhood will soon come to an end. As she tries to connect with her decaying hometown, Boushra fears the impending possibilities of departure and becoming a woman.

Trumpets in the sky film poster

Trumpets in the Sky

Rakan Mayasi |
Short
2021 |
Lebanon, France, Belgium, OPT |
15 mins |
None |

3 Logical Exits

Director Mahdi Fleifel reunites with Reda, the subject from his earlier film, in the Ein El-Helweh refugee camp in Lebanon. 3 Logical Exits is a sociological meditation on the different ‘exits’ that young Palestinians choose, in order to cope with life in a refugee camp.

3 logical exits film poster

3 Logical Exits

Mahdi Fleifel |
Short
2020 |
UK, Denmark, Lebanon |
15 mins |
Arabic with English subtitles |

Maradona’s Legs

Two brothers go on a quest to complete their 1990 World Cup sticker album. The final sticker? Maradona’s legs. The film is a coming-of-age story seen through the eyes of the two young boys. It takes place during the nineties – a time when the first Palestinian uprising took place and when reality was full of contradictions.

Maradona's legs Film POster

Maradona’s Legs

Firas Khoury |
Short
2019 |
Germany, OPT |
24 mins |
Arabic with English subtitles |

The Present

On his wedding anniversary, Yusef and his young daughter set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift. Between soldiers, segregated roads and checkpoints, how easy can it be to go shopping?

The Present Film Poster

The Present

Farah Nabulsi |
Short
2020 |
UK, OPT |
25 mins |
Arabic, English |

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