- Published on Wednesday, 18 April 2012 12:10
The Palestinian Film Festival has launched this years summer programme, starting on 20th April in London, which will include almost 50 films from new Palestinian film makers an Directors alongside mapping a century of films on and from Palestine.
The film festival will show work from all genres, including a look at the Druze minority in Israel, the consequences of the Iraq war for Palestinian refugees and will furthermore include rare work from political activist and literary icon Susan Sontaq, and a panel of artists will exhibit and discuss the archive film record of Britains Colonial Rule in Palestine.
There will be a further showing of a video exibition called ´Navigations: Palestinian Video Art, 1988 to 2011´which brings together work from people working within and outside of Palestine in the last 25 years.
The Palestinian Film Festival has been running since 1999 from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS University) and the Palestine Film Foundation was established by the organisers of this festival in 2004, to promote and archive audio visual materials related to Palestine.
For more information go to their website