Bethlehem Cultural Festival

Tag: Discussion

Culture and Resistance

The Bethlehem Cultural Festival examines the role of culture in these difficult times. How do artists and cultural practitioners continue to work?

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Notes from the Diaspora: the Bethlehemite communities of Latin America

Panel discussion/roundtable about migratory experiences of Bethlehemites and their descendants in the Americas. 

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Wasted Time: Cultural activity and the role it plays in national identity

Dr Abdelfattah Abusrour, Neil Leiper, Chunk and with Dr. Rhys Machold discuss the positive role that filmmaking, theatre and the arts can play in giving hope to people, through their work with young people and prisoners.

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Crossing Borders

Discussion between the director Razan Madhoon and film director Baha AbuShanab with Amira Al Shanti about the impact of film ‘Go Home’ on Scottish and Palestinian identity.

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Cooking in Scotland and Palestine

Cooking from Scotland and Palestine featuring Chahrazad Ahzin and Manal Odeh.

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How childhood memories influence your work and your identity is revealed through art

Emily Jacir, Malak Mattar, Yazan Abu Salamah and Mustafa talk about their work

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Running freely

Cairsti Russell and Diala Isid in conversation about her upcoming film, Freedom to Run, and the Bethlehem marathon.

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Urban Sport in Palestine

Charlie Davis, founder of Skatepal, shows a film and talks about his work in Palestine with skateboarding.

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Palestine through 4 womens work

Carol Mansour, Carol Sansour, Huda al-Imam in conversation with Lucy Lyon

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Lives between the Lines - Reflections on a lost Levant

Michael Vatikiotis in conversation with Toby Ash and Anthony Gorman.

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