Changemakers for Peace – Young People in Palestine
Leeds Palestine Film Festival in partnership with Bethlehem Cultural Festival
Films and discussion with Abdelfattah Abusrour, inspirational founder of the Alrowwad Cultural & Arts Society.
Abdelfattah Abusrour set up Alrowwad in Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem in 1998. The centre works with children whose every-day reality is oppression and trauma, through performing and visual arts, culture and education.
Their work is based on the concept of ‘Beautiful Resistance’, a form of creative and peaceful self-expression that aims to save lives, empower young people, inspire hope and build peace within individuals.
It pushes young Palestinians to be peace builders in their communities and beyond through creative and non-violent means.
Tickets £5 / £2 students/under 18s
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Dr Abdelfattah Abusrour
Abdelfattah Abusrour is founder and director of Alrowwad Cultural and Arts Society, established in 1998 in Aida refugee camp-Bethlehem. His concept and philosophy “Beautiful Resistance”, using performing and visual arts, culture and education, is a creative and peaceful expression in situations of oppression and trauma to provide possibilities to save lives and inspire hope and build peace within individuals to be peace builders in their communities and beyond.