This year we are delighted to be collaborating with Encounters Film Festival, to present an exciting programme of short Palestinian films under the theme Shades of Protest. Encounters will be a digital festival in 2020, running from 18 September until 11 October. You can buy a festival pass for just £10, which provides access to over 400 short films and animations from around the world.
Our programme at Encounters Digital Film Festival 2020
15 mins |
In a chaotic refugee camp, two Palestinians failing in their attempt to record a demo for a music competition, find a creative way forward.
Bodies in Motion
3 mins |
Using hundreds of silhouettes of stone-slinging protestors, this powerful silent film explores the symbolic gestures that have marked the Palestinian uprisings.
40 mins |
Documentary exploring the way in which Gaza’s social and political past has been recorded across the decades through photography.
Made in Palestine
8 mins |
A touching portrait of the last remaining factory in Palestine to produce the keffiyeh, an iconic symbol of Palestine and its heritage.
23 mins |
On a quest to complete their 1990 World Cup album, two young brothers are determined to find ‘Maradona’s legs’, the last missing sticker.
Until the Last Drop
20 mins |
Eye-opening documentary of two farmers in the West Bank, one Israeli and one Palestinian, farming the same land but with unequal access to water resources.
Juha the Whale
13 mins |
Coming-of-age feature exploring the isolation faced by a refugee mother and her daughter as they await their claimant hearing in Toronto, Canada.