June 2019
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Companions in Conflict

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18:00 Companions in Conflict, is a surprising investigation into the deeply intertwined lives of the region’s human and animal populations. A.M. Qattan Foundation.

Electrosteen

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19:00 Electrosteen, a concert nurtured through the eyes of its most compelling contemporary musical producers that aims to present an alternative vision of Palestine. A.M. Qattan Foundation.

Concert by Habib Shehadeh Hanna

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20:00 Concert by Habib Shehadeh Hanna; a Palestinian composer and an oud and bozouq player. A.M. Qattan Foundation.

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17:00–18:00 Guest Curator’s Tour organized by the Palestinian Museum, with Dr. Tina Sherwell, to explore a long history of representations of the Palestinian landscape and its topographical changes over the years. The Palestinian Museum.

Al-Mintar Agricultural Watchtowers in the Mountains of Palestine

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18:00–19:00 Objects-in-Focus: Al-Mintar Agricultural Watchtowers in the Mountains of Palestine, with Sliman Mansour who will revive the construction of the agricultural watchtowers in the Palestinian rural scene, since watchtowers are like other representations of traditional agricultural that are at risk of extinction due to the enormous gap between generations. The Palestinian Museum.

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17:00–18:00 Guest Curator’s Tour organized by the Palestinian Museum, with Dr. Tina Sherwell, to explore a long history of representations of the Palestinian landscape and its topographical changes over the years. The Palestinian Museum.

Children of Heaven

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18:00 Children of Heaven, produced in 1997 and directed by Majid Majidi, is a 90-minute film that is shot mostly in the style of a documentary and features a cast of young, non-professional actors, telling the deceptively simple story of a brother and sister who suddenly find themselves mulling a more adult, philosophical quandary: material possession versus spiritual wealth. A.M. Qattan Foundation.

Ivan’s Childhood

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18:00 Ivan’s Childhood, produced in 1962 and directed by Andrei Tarkovsky and Eduard Abalov, is an 84-minute film that poetically explores the effect of war on children through the 12-year-old Ivan who is placed in a German prison camp after Nazi invaders destroy his village and kill his family in the midst of war-torn Russia during World War II. A.M. Qattan Foundation.

Am I the Ageless Object at the Museum? and Is, Gone

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18:00 Am I the Ageless Object at the Museum? and Is, Gone, two short movies that were produced by Fiction, an A.M. Qattan Foundation-supported program. A.M. Qattan Foundation.

I Was Born, but…

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18:00 I Was Born, but…, produced in 1932 and directed by Yasujirô Ozu, is a 100-minute humorous portrait of one family’s financial and psychological troubles, which have survived from Japan’s silent era. A.M. Qattan Foundation.

Oral History and Radical Future

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18:00 Oral History and Radical Future – Suzannah Henty is a lecture that explores the subject of courage, resilience, and resistance as read through a selection of contemporary artists working with video and film in Palestine and the continent now known as Australia, examining the intimate relationship that landscapes share with past and present coloniality and conflict. A.M. Qattan Foundation.

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8:00-14:30 Maysa Khoury Summer Camp targets children from 5–12 years old who are supervised by specialized trainers and volunteers. The camp provides a cultural, social, artistic, and recreational environment for children through exploring their talents and developing their capacities, in addition to providing them with a space to acquire knowledge through a recreational and interesting approach that includes numerous fun activities. The summer camp continues till August 10, 2019. Sareyyet Ramallah.

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18:00 Sareyyet Ramallah Dance School graduation ceremony. Ramallah Municipality Theatre.

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14:00-17:00 Waste and Light is an expert workshop organized by the Palestinian Museum in collaboration with MNJM for Kids and their families to create an artwork made of light and shadow through piecing together various pieces of solid waste to make a shape that reflects a shadow that resembles a Palestinian village. The Palestinian Museum.

from Sunday 23 to Sunday 30

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10:00-15:00 Land Art is a series of workshops, organized by the Palestinian Museum in collaboration with HOPE Foundation, where an artist, a poet, and participants create monuments made from natural materials collected from the land. The Palestinian Museum.

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11:00-15:30 Symposium on Settler Colonialism in Al-Naqab, focusing on the roots of the Zionist interests in this region and on how urban planning is used in the Judaization of the area and the uprooting of its Palestinian inhabitants. Organized by the Palestinian Museum in cooperation with Dr. Ahmed Amara, Dr. Safa’a Abu Rabi’a, Mr. Kaid Abulatif, Dr. Mansour Nasasrah and Dr. Sophie Richter-Devroe. The Palestinian Museum.

A Joke in a Circus

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19:00 A Joke in a Circus, is a poetry performance where poetry reacts to the human and instrumental sound. A.M. Qattan Foundation Cultural centre.