EVENTS: PALESTINIAN FILM FESTIVAL

2 Nov 2019 - 3 Nov 2019 | 4.00pm - 7.30pm

The Palestinian Film Festival comes to Casula Powerhouse with an amazing schedule. Showcasing a diverse and innovative selection of Palestinian films from around the world, the festival is a cinematic journey of unforgettable imagery and creative, thought-provoking storytelling.

For more information about the Festival, visit https://www.palestinianfilmfestival.com.au

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SATURDAY 2 NOVEMBER

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MIRRORS OF DIASPORA
| 4pm (88 mins)
Suitable for ages 15+
Adult $21; Concession $17
Book tickets here
Marking the 15th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, Mirrors of Diaspora examines the work of seven Iraqi artists who share their art and deeply personal stories of exile, creativity, identity and war.

STRANGE CITIES ARE FAMILIAR | Short Film | 4pm (20 mins)
Suitable for ages 15+
A film about memories, guilt, and resilience. Inspired by the writing of Mourid Barghouti and the director's personal and family experiences.

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IT MUST BE HEAVEN
| 7pm (97 mins)
Suitable for ages 15+
Adult $21; Concession $17 
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Filmmaker Elia Suleiman travels to different cities and finds unexpected parallels to his homeland of Palestine.

AMBIENCE | Short Film | 7pm (15 mins)
Suitable for ages 15+
Ambience follows the story of two young Palestinians trying to record a music demo inside a noisy refugee camp.


SUNDAY 3 NOVEMBER

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GAZA
| 3pm (92 mins)
Suitable for ages 15+
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A beautiful portrait of everyday Gazan citizens leading meaningful lives beyond the rubble of perennial conflict.

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WELDI
(Dear Son) | 5.30pm (104 mins)
Suitable for ages 15+
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A Tunisian middle-class couple with high hopes for their only son are devastated when they discover he's left to join ISIS in Syria.

Event Information

LocationCasula Powerhouse
Arts Centre

CostAdult: $21
Concession: $17


Phone02 8711 7123

Emailreception@casulapowerhouse.com

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