International Women’s Day 2017

For 2017 International Women’s Day we had two special screenings exploring women’s lives in Palestine & Israel.

  • Sunday 5th March, 2017

    3000 Nights
    Time: 7:30 pm
    Venue: Hyde Park Picture House, LS6 1JD

    Layla is an ordinary young Palestinian school teacher, arrested on false charges and incarcerated with criminals in a high security Israeli women’s prison. Somehow she manages to transcend the bleakness of her situation.

  • Saturday 11th March, 2017

    The Promised Band
    Time: 7:30 pm
    Venue: Blackwells Bookshop cafe, LS2 9HJ

    The moving true story of an attempt to create dialogue and friendship between Israeli and Palestinian women, using the device of a rock band to help them cross physical, legal and cultural barriers. The women’s lives are deeply affected, in unexpected ways.