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Next Generation’s Perspectives on the Occupation: Three Student Films

Date(s) - 01/17/2021
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Contact Person:
Steven Lapham

Voices from the Holy Land Film Series

At a time of your choosing, watch three short documentaries about the lives of Palestinians in the occupied territories. Then, on Sunday January 17th, join an online salon at 3:00 PM ET. The live panel discussion will feature two student filmmakers and a film producer/mentor from Dar al-Kalima University.

* Saed Andoni – Former Head of Films Production Program at Dar al-Kalima University College of Arts and Culture, co-founder of Bethlehem Student Film Festival.

* Saleh Kayal Tamimi – Dar al-Kalima University College of Arts and Culture, 2014.
* Baha’ Abu Shanab – Dar al-Kalima University College of Arts and Culture, 2018.
* Suhad Babaa – (moderator) Executive Director of Just Vision, Executive Producer of Naila and the Uprising.

You must register to view the films and to join the discussion: The three short documentaries are

* “Ghetto” – Issa, who was deprived of living in the old city of Hebron (Al Khalil) for a long time because of the occupation, is trying to help the rest of the Palestinians there. Filmmaker: Saleh Kayal Tamimi.

* “Visitation” – Families of Palestinian prisoners wake up before sunrise to join the international Red Cross trip to visit their sons and loved ones in Israeli prisons. Filmmaker: Noor Abu Gjhanieh.

* “The Living of Pigeons”- It’s 1:30 am and the cold is penetrating, as hundreds of workers arrive at Checkpoint 300. What will happen next is something that eyes don’t often see. Filmmaker: Baha’ Abu Shanab.

The salon is co-sponsored by Voices from the Holy Land and Bright Stars of Bethlehem. Watch the trailer for the films at

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