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Any profits made from the 2005 Palestine Film Festival will be donated to:

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This charity depends upon the generous support of individuals and organisations for the continuation of their unique and valuable work. The Festival organisers ask you to join us in supporting them. For information on how to contribute to their work, please visit their website.

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We would like to thank the following organisations for supporting the 2005 Palestine Film Festival:



Contemporary Films

International Arab Charity

London Middle East Institute

SOAS Palestine Society

Sindibad Films


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About the 2005 Festival

The 2005 London Palestine Film Festival ran from April 21st to May 5th at the Barbican Cinema and SOAS, University of London. The programme details are included below..

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Venue | Barbican, Conservatory and Screen One:
click for more information Title | Arna's Children
Director | Juliano Mer-Khamis /2003
Running Time | 84 minutes

7pm Conservatory: Gala reception (invitation only)
7.45pm Screen 1: The opening screening will be preceded by a festival opening address by Ahdaf Soueif.
8pm Screen 1: Arna's Children

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Venue | Barbican, Screen 3:
click for more information Title | Route 181: Fragments of a journey
Director | Eyal Sivan and Michel Khleifi /2004
Running Time | 270 minutes

2pm Screen 3: Route 181 (Parts 1 and 2),
5pm 30min Interval
5:30 Screen 3: Route 181 (Part 3)

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click for more information Title | Arna's Children
Director | Juliano Mer-Khamis /2003
Running Time | 84 minutes

8pm Screen 3: Arna's Children

+ God on Our Side (Running Time | 7 minutes)

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Venue | Barbican, Screen 3:
Izkor: Slaves of Memory Title | Izkor: Slaves of Memory
Director | Eyal Sivan /1990
Running Time | 97 minutes

3pm Screen 3: Izkor: Slaves of Memory

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Private Title | Private
Director | Saverio Costanzo /2004
Running Time | 94 minutes

6pm Screen 3: Private

+ Selected Animations by Ahmad Habash (Palestine 2004)

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Ford Transit Title | Ford Transit
Director | Hani abu-Assad /2002
Running Time | 80 minutes

8.30pm Screen 3: Ford Transit

+ Detail (Running Time | 8 minutes)
+ Selected Animations by Ahmad Habash (Palestine 2004)

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Venue | Barbican, Screen 3:
The Dupes Title | The Dupes
Director | Tawfik Saleh /1972
Running Time | 107 minutes

6:30 Screen 3: The Dupes

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Gaza Strip Title | Gaza Strip
Director | James Longley /2002
Running Time | 74 minutes

8:45 Screen 3: Gaza Strip

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Venue | Barbican, Screen 3:
2,000 Terrorists Title | 2,000 Terrorists
Directors | Peter Speetjens and Hanro Smitsman /2004
Running Time | 50 minutes

6:30 Screen 3: 2,000 Terrorists

+ Shadi in the Beautiful Well (Running Time | 11 minutes)
+ Amani (Running Time | 17 minutes)

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Writers on the Borders Title | Writers on the Borders
Directors | Samir Abdullah and Jose Reynes /2004
Running Time | 80 minutes

8:30 Screen 3: Writers on the Borders

+ The Lobby (Running Time | 25 minutes)

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Venue | Barbican, Screen 3:
Rana's Wedding Title | Rana's Wedding
Director | Hani abu-Assad /2002
Running Time | 90 minutes

6:30 Screen 3: Rana's Wedding

+ Escape (Running Time | 7 minutes)

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In the 9th Month Title | In the 9th Month
Director | Ali Nasser /2003
Running Time | 106 minutes

8:30 Screen 3: In the 9th Month
After the screening there will be a Q & A session with the Director, Ali Nasser.

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Venue | Barbican, Screen 3:
The Concrete Curtain Title | The Concrete Curtain
Director | Benny Brunner /2005
Running Time | 90 minutes

6:30 Screen 3: The Concrete Curtain
+ The Qalandiya Report
After the screening there will be a Q & A session with the Director of 'The Concrete Curtain', Benny Brunner.

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Here and Elsewhere Title | Here and Elsewhere
Directors | J. Godard, J. Gorin and A. Meiville /1974
Running Time | 60 minutes

8:45 Screen 3: Here and Elsewhere

+ Going For a Ride (Running Time | 15 minutes)
+ Planet of the Arabs (Running Time | 9 minutes)

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Venue | SOAS, Khalili Lecture Theatre:
Rainbow Title | Rainbow
Director | Abdel Salam Shehadeh /2004
Running Time | 40 minutes

6pm - Rainbow
+ They Came from the East (Running Time | 3 minutes)
+ A Wall is a Wall is a Wall... (Running Time | 3 minutes)


Venue | SOAS, Khalili Lecture Theatre:
Dont Touch my Holocaust Title | Donít Touch my Holocaust
Director | Asher Tlalim /1994
Running Time | 140 minutes

2:30pm - Donít Touch my Holocaust

After the screening there will be a Q & A session with the Director, Asher Tlalim.


Venue | SOAS, Khalili Lecture Theatre:
Soraida - A Woman of Palestine Title | Soraida - A Woman of Palestine
Director | Tahani Rached /2004
Running Time | 119 minutes

6pm - Soraida - A Woman of Palestine


Venue | SOAS, Khalili Lecture Theatre:
Out of Place, Out of Time Title | Out of Place, Out of Time
Director | Stefan Markworth /2004
Running Time | 45 minutes

7pm - Out of Place, Out of Time

+ Not in My Garden (Running Time | 50 minutes)


Venue | SOAS, Khalili Lecture Theatre:
Milky Way Title | Milky Way
Director | Ali Nasser /1997
Running Time | 105 minutes

6pm - Milky Way

+ There is Still Ka'ek on the Sidewalk (Running Time | 27 minutes)


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For all information relating to the Palestine Film Foundation, and the London Palestine Film Festival please email: [email protected]

For information relating to the Palestine Society at SOAS, please email: [email protected]

To book tickets online, please follow the links to secure online purchase pages next to each film listed in the schedule. Alternatively, to book by telephone, please contact the Barbican Box Office:

Barbican box office number:   020 7638 8891


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