October 2018
Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Act of Killing

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Act of Killing (Indonesian with English subtitles) is a documentary that challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to re-enact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers. A.M. Qattan Foundation Cultural Centre.

We Were Communists

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

We Were Communists (Arabic with English subtitles) is a documentary that deals with religious factions in Lebanon and the issue of incitement, fear, and the creation of invisible barriers between the Lebanese. The film follows three former members of the Lebanese Communist Party who reflect on their role during the civil war and its aftermath. A.M. Qattan Foundation Cultural Centre.

Goodbye to Language

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Goodbye to Language (French with English subtitles) is an experimental narrative directed by Jean-Luc Godard that tells two similar stories of couples dealing with affairs. These two stories, named Nature and Metaphor, focus on the couples Josette and Gédéon and Ivitch and Marcus − along with a dog (Godard’s own dog, Roxy). A.M. Qattan Foundation Cultural Centre.

Worlds Not Ours

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Worlds Not Ours (Arabic with English subtitles), directed by Mahdi Fleifel, is an intimate and humorous portrait of three generations of exiles in the Ein al-Hilweh refugee camp in southern Lebanon. A.M. Qattan Foundation.