Palestine Underground / Made in Palestine / Colors of Resistance

Creative Eyes Film Bundle

Palestine Underground Director: Jessica Kelly Release year: 2018 Length: 27 mins Available: Worldwide The Palestinian music scene, including techno DJs, hip hop producers and rappers, refuses to dwindle. Explore the flourishing underground music scene in Occupied Palestinian Territory, the West Bank. These Palestinian artists are blossoming in their creativity despite enforced constraints from the Israeli … Read more

It Must Be Heaven

Filmmaker Elia Suleiman travels to different cities and finds unexpected parallels to his homeland of Palestine.

Voices Across the Divide

The personal journey of an American Jew raised on the dream of a Jewish homeland in Israel, as she explores the Palestinian experience of loss, occupation, statelessness, and immigration to the US.

Wall

A compelling animated documentary that follows Sir David Hare’s journey to Palestine/Israel. David Hare will join us for a Q & A.

Advocate

A documentary portrait of Israeli human rights lawyer, Leah Tsemel, that gets absorbingly up close as it highlights her perspective that the Israeli legal system is ‘rigged’ against Palestinians she defends.

Gaza

Just released and beautifully shot, this film captures how ordinary people find meaning behind the conflict in this small strip of land that borders the Mediterranean Sea.

Soufra: Film & Food Night

Against all odds, Mariam Shaar built a food truck catering business from the confines of a refugee camp in Lebanon, supported and run by Palestinian, Syrian, Iraqi and Lebanese women.

In Between

Three Palestinian women share a flat in Tel Aviv, each fighting their own battles to free themselves from the rule-bound Arab world and the inequality of Israeli society. 

It Must Be Heaven

Proudly presented with Leeds International Film Festival. Director Elia Suleiman, in the mode of silent comedy hero Buster Keaton, puts himself front and centre in this fresh foray into life’s absurdity. Suleiman’s style of cinema is open, droll, generous, and quizzical. Here he plays a version of himself, an internationally successful Palestinian director and global … Read more

The Reports of Sarah and Saleem

Sarah, an Israeli, runs a café in West Jerusalem. Saleem is Palestinian from East Jerusalem and works as a deliveryman. Despite being worlds apart, Sarah and Saleem risk everything as they embark on an illicit affair that could tear apart their unsuspecting respective families.

Wajib

A father and his estranged son must come together to hand deliver his daughter’s wedding invitations to each guest as per local Palestinian custom

1948: Creation & Catastrophe

Through riveting and moving personal recollections of both Palestinians and Israelis, this film tells the story of the establishment of Israel as seen through the eyes of the people who lived it.

Road Map to Apartheid

‘Roadmap to Apartheid’ is as much a historical document of the rise and fall of apartheid in South Africa – as it is a film about why many Palestinians feel they are living in an apartheid system today

Stitching Palestine

Palestinian women from different walks of life share their moving life stories, all connected by the enduring thread of the ancient art of embroidery.

Killing Gaza

Killing Gaza chronicles the crushing toll of Israel’s 2014 war on Gaza giving an unflinching and moving portrait of a people largely abandoned by the outside world.

Around the Wall plus Shireen of al-Walaja

The latest visit of a UK women’s football team – including Leeds Republica FC players – to the West Bank.   They talk to Palestinian women about the obstacles they face to play football and bring us up to date news of life and the discrimination faced under occupation.

Naila and the Uprising

Women are at the forefront when an uprising breaks out in 1987. Naila, an iron-willed young Palestinian woman in Gaza, promotes non-violent struggle and must make a choice between love, family and freedom.

Disturbing the Peace

‘Disturbing the Peace’ follows former enemy combatants – Israeli soldiers from elite units and Palestinian fighters, many of whom served years in prison – who have joined together to challenge the status quo and say “enough”. 

The Reports on Sarah and Saleem

This UK premiere was proudly presented with Leeds International Film Festival. It was also shown on Thursday 8 November 3.30pm and Sunday 11 November 3.30 pm. Sarah, an Israeli, runs a café in West Jerusalem. Saleem is Palestinian from East Jerusalem and works as a deliveryman. Despite being worlds apart, Sarah and Saleem risk everything as they … Read more

The Reports of Sarah and Saleem

This UK premiere was proudly presented with Leeds International Film Festival. It was also shown on Thursday 8 November 10.30 am and Saturday 10 November 3.30 pm. Sarah, an Israeli, runs a café in West Jerusalem. Saleem is Palestinian from East Jerusalem and works as a deliveryman. Despite being worlds apart, Sarah and Saleem risk everything as … Read more