Bethlehem Cultural Festival

GLASGOW LIVE (SUNDAY)

Sunday 5th December 2021

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Said the Dove to the Olive Tree

Said the Dove to the Olive Tree

Amira Al Shanti (Actor / Writer)

Date: Sunday 5th Dec 2021
Time : 15:45 (UK)

Duration : 15 mins

Screening of “Said the Dove to the Olive tree”
A film made in Scotland celebrating the ties between Scotland and Palestine and the beauty of both.

Film

Go Home

Razan Madhoon

Date: Sunday 5th Dec 2021
Time : 16:00 (UK)

Duration : 15 min

Premiere of the short film “Go Home” – a story of the challenges faced by migrants entering this country.

Film


Crossing borders

Baha AbuShanab, Amira Al Shanti and Razan Madhoon

Date: Sunday 5th Dec 2021
Time : 16:15 (UK)

Duration : 35 min

Discussion between the director Razan Madhoon and film directors Baha AbuShanab with Amira Al Shanti.

Discussions


Short film screenings “Sawsan” and “Coffee Cup” with discussion between the films directors Thaer Al-Azzah and Saliba Rishmawi and the team behind Shooters

David Hayman Jr., Moe Abutoq and Neil Leiper from Shooters in conversation with Thaer Al-Azzah, Saliba Rishmawi, Wisam Jafari and Ibrahim Handal, speaking from Bethlehem

Date: Sunday 5th Dec 2021
Time : 17:00 (UK)

Duration : 50 mins

Exclusive screenings of the short films “Sawsan” and “Coffee Pot” followed by panel discussion between the team behind Shooters (a filmmaking project of Spirit Aid) and the Palestinian film makers Wisam Jafari and Ibrahim Handal from Bethlehem. Topics to include the challenges young filmmakers in Scotland and Palestine face breaking into the industry.

Discussions

Glasgow City Chambers

Drinks reception

Glasgow City Chambers

Date: Sunday 5th Dec 2021
Time : 18:00 (UK)

Duration : 45 mins

Drinks reception at Glasgow City Chambers

Discussions

Wasted Time. The role cultural work plays in the community

Abdelfattah Abusrour, Neil Leiper and Robert Johnson (aka Chunk) with Dr. Rhys Machold

Date: Sunday 5th Dec 2021
Time : 18:45 (UK)

Duration : 50 mins

Dr Abdelfattah Abusrour, Neil Leiper, Robert Johnnson (aka Chunk) and Dr. Rhys Machold discuss the positive role that filmmaking, theatre and the arts can play in giving hope and opportunities to young people and ex-prisoners in Palestine and Scotland. Abdelfattah will talk about his ethos “Beautiful Resistance” and his work within Aida refugee camp, Bethlehem.

Discussions

Faris Ishaq

Faris Ishaq

Commissioned piece

Date: Sunday 5th Dec 2021
Time : 19:45 (UK)

Duration : 30 mins

Faris Ishaq – Palestinian Nay master and global jazz flutist – will be premiering his latest composition, commissioned by BCF and based on Mahmoud Darwish’s poem collection, The End of the Night.

Performance

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