A Valentine’s Day cinema night of three films that explore Palestinian experiences of both family and romantic love under conditions of occupation and dispossession. They are witness to Palestinian endurance under extreme adversity.
BONBONE Rakan Mayasi (Palestine, Lebanon) | 2016 | 15 mins
A Palestinian couple resort to an unusual way to conceive as the husband is detained in an Israeli jail.
CONDOM LEAD Mohammed and Ahmed Abou Nassar (Palestine) | 2103 | 15 mins
Right when we need the healing power of intimacy the most, does love become a dream?
GAZA CALLING dir Nahed Awwad (Palestine, Switzerland, UAE) | 2012 | 64 min
Two families torn apart. They share the same “crime”: being registered with a Gaza address on their Identity Cards.
The showing of the films will be followed by a Q&A with a panel including a Palestinian refugee living in Birmingham sharing his experiences with the audience.
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