October 2018
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End-of-Summer Children’s Festival

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End-of-Summer Children’s Festival is a fun time with Manal Shawahneh organized by Isaac Advertising. Al-Bireh Park.

End-of-Summer Children’s Festival

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End-of-Summer Children’s Festival is a fun time with Manal Shawahneh organized by Isaac advertising. Dahiet al-Rihan.

Mina

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Mina presents a concert that resulted from a search for music’s legacy that reflects the experience of a people and their stilted way of life in order to derive from it its most solid nucleus: instinct. A.M. Qattan Foundation Cultural Centre.

Duroub

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Duroub is a musical concert that presents Alaa Bishara’s first album with his own musical compositions that include songs in the Palestinian, Lebanese, and Egyptian dialects. A.M. Qattan Foundation Cultural Centre.

Ramallah Syndrome

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Ramallah Syndrome is a collective musical concert that examines the side effect of the new spatial and social order that emerged after the collapse of the Oslo Peace Process. It has manifested itself in an urban psychology of hallucination of normality, the fantasy of a co-existence of occupation and liberty. A.M. Qattan Foundation Cultural Centre.

Silence

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Silence, on tourne! is a hip-hop dance show by Pockémon Crew, organized by Institut Français de Jérusalem. Sareyyet Ramallah

Weaving and Cracks

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Weaving and Cracks exhibits Fouad Agbaria’s paintings that are replete with architectural and ornamental elements that echo childhood memories and a nostalgia for home. Open weekdays except Friday. Zawyeh Gallery.

Exhibition

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13:00 Opening of Lydda − A Garden Disremembered. The show presents the controversiesaround the British-imported colonial planning and the transformation of Lydda into anethnically cleansed and segregated city that aims to disempower and suppress Palestinian communities in favor of Jewish immigrants. Organized by the A.M. Qattan Foundation in cooperation with Birzeit University Museum as part of Qalandiya International. Birzeit
University Museum.

15:00 Tour of the Labor of Love exhibition that explores Palestinian embroidery through
the lenses of gender, labor, symbol, capital, and class. It traces the shift from a personal
practice to a symbol of national heritage and examines the implications of its
commodification today. Organized by the Palestinian Museum as part of Qalandiya
International. The Palestinian Museum.

The Palestinian Olive Harvest art exhibition

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The Palestinian Olive Harvest art exhibition by the artist Taleb Dweik. Dar Zahran Heritage Building.

Opening of Debt

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Opening of Debt, which presents how market systems, and in particular the art market, have shifted our understanding and the role of solidarity in art and cultural practices. It also explores how art practices in turn have instrumentalized the market for solidarity and political actions. Organized by Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center as part of Qalandiya International. Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center.

Opening of The Lasting Effect

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Opening of The Lasting Effect, which presents art projects that tackle the question of solidarity and its various aspects in the Palestinian context. Organized by Ramallah Municipality as part of Qalandiya International. The Ottoman Court.

Act of Killing

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Olive Harvest Activities and Free Heritage Tour

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Date: Friday 12, 19, 26, Saturday 13, 20, 27, and Sunday 14, 21, 28
10:00 Olive Harvest Activities and Free Heritage Tour at Terra Fidea − The Land of Fidelity, organized by Dar Zahran Heritage Building in celebration of the olive harvest season. Terra Fidea. For more information, please contact info@terrafidea.org, or call 059 981 1800.

A symposium on civil society’s experience in fighting the apartheid system in South Africa

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A symposium on civil society’s experience in fighting the apartheid system in South Africa presented by the ambassador of South Africa Ashraf Sulaiman and organized by Dalia Association. Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center.

Dance Workshop

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18:00 Bromance is a circus show by the Barely Methodical Troupe from the United Kingdom, organized by the Palestinian Circus School as a part of the Palestine Circus Festival 2018, under the theme United for Freedom. Ramallah Cultural Palace.

16:00 – 19:30 Hip-Hop Dance Workshop consists of three workshops for beginners with the world-famous dancers of the hip-hop company Pockémon Crew. Sareyyet Ramallah. For registration, please visit: https://goo.gl/uDk3n6

Your Day is Better with Our Circus

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Your Day is Better with Our Circus is a family circus show by Gaza Circus Crew, organized by the Palestinian Circus School as part of the Palestine Circus Festival 2018, under the theme United for Freedom. Holst Theater.

Petite

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Petite is an interactive circus show by Frutillas Con Crema from Chile, organized by the Palestinian Circus School as a part of the Palestine Circus Festival 2018 under the theme United for Freedom. The Tent−Palestinian Circus School.

Hip-Hop Dance Battle

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Hip-Hop Dance Battle where dancers compete in front of breakdance world-champions hip-hop company Pockémon Crew, organized by Institut Français de Jérusalem. Sareyyet Ramallah.

(ONE)H

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(ONE)H: Clustering, Reciprocity and Interdependency is a session to address and elucidate built environment as a medium of togetherness and a medium to consider the notions of autonomy and society at large. Organized and presented by Riwaq as part of Qalandiya International. Hoash al-Huqeyeh.

Taha

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Taha is a play (in English) about the poet Taha Muhammad Ali. A.M. Qattan Foundation Cultural Centre.

Taha

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Taha is a play (in English) about the poet Taha Muhammad Ali. A.M. Qattan Foundation Cultural Centre.