Bristol Palestine Film Festival – 7 – 16 December 2012

Sorry for the silence recently – it’s been a busy month! Looking ahead to what’s on in the UK in December, I quote from the website of the Bristol Palestine Film Festival…

After the success of last year’s inaugural festival, the BPFF is back with a season of films, talks, masterclasses, art and events exploring fresh perspectives on Palestine’s economic, social, political and cultural life. Selected events below – for full details of the programme please visit

5 Broken Cameras + SHORT

A heart-rending documentary filmed by Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat over five years.
Writing a Path Through Palestine

Leading authors Bidisha, Selma Dabbagh and Guy Mannes-Abbott reflect on the challenges and rewards of writing about Palestine.
Man without a Cellphone + SHORT

A comedy about Palestinian-Israeli slacker Jawdat who just wants to have fun with his friends.
Free Running Bristol and Gaza

Take part in a Free Running workshop, followed by a screening of Free Running Gaza at the Knowle West Media Centre.
The Color of Olives + Q&A

Discover the private world of the Amer family and the endearing details that sustain them.
Habibi + SHORT
Two students in the West Bank are forced to return home to Gaza, where their love defies tradition.
In less than 25 minutes
The latest short films from Palestine presented in partnership with Easton Energy Group.

Art and Photography Exhibition
Showing work by Eid Suleman, Visualising Palestine, Students of the Alrowwad Cultural and Theatre Society.

About Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp

Literary translator from Arabic, German and Russian into English
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