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.


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


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.


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 citizen. Suleiman