3 new short films focusing on creative resistance in Palestine It’s easy to hate, the journey for justice will continue with faith, with hope, with love Daoud Nassar Wednesday 22 September 2021 7pm Seven Arts LS7 3PD Tickets: £5.00 Book on https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/sevenleeds or available on the door Followed by a Q&A with Sally Azzam, co-founder … Read more
A special double-bill film & food event in partnership with Leeds Black Film Club Thursday 7 October 6-10pm New Moorside Social Club, Holborn Approach, Woodhouse, LS6 2PD (entrance on Midgley Terrace) Tickets £8 – includes pizza (£6 students & low income) – Buy Tickets The films will be followed by a Q&A with DJ Fluid … Read more
A free, women-only event In partnership with Shantona Women’s & Family Centre What happens when women take the lead in struggles for rights and justice? Wednesday 29th September 6-8pm Bangladeshi Centre Roundhay Road LS8 5AN A rare chance to see a film that tells the remarkable story of Naila Ayesh and a strong community of … Read more
Sally Azzam is a Palestinian social activist who has worked for many years in human rights and women’s organisations in her home town of Nazareth, the largest Palestinian community in Israel. She is married to a British journalist, Jonathan Cook, she met in Nazareth in the early stages of the second intifada. They have two … Read more
We love the subtlety of Annemarie Jacir’s films, and we are thrilled that she is taking time from a busy schedule to join us from Palestine for an interview about her work, and her views on contemporary Arab cinema. Two of Annemarie’s films, Wajib and When I Saw You are currently available to watch as … Read more
Tickets are now on sale for Leeds Palestinian Film Festival’s first globally accessible online programme, taking place between 14th – 28th November.
Leeds Palestinian Film Festival’s sixth edition will be available online for the first time, providing local, national and international audiences an even more accessible way to support and engage with Palestinian art, culture, history and politics through the medium of film.
A partnership event with Pax Christi and Justice & Peace (Leeds Diocese) THE PANEL John Battle (Chair) is the former MP for Leeds West and Chair of the Diocese of Leeds Justice & Peace Commission. He is a long-time campaigner against poverty and injustice, supporter of Palestine, and now focused on local issues. Pat Gaffney is … Read more
Saeed Taji Farouky in conversation with Catriona Mahmoud We are delighted to be celebrating the work of the acclaimed Palestinian director Annemarie Jacir this year. Deepen your appreciation of her two successful dramas in our programme – When I Saw You and Wajib – by tuning in to this conversation about her work. Saeed … Read more