4 July 2021
17:00 Tenderness is a 75-minute a multi-lingual play with Arabic subtitles, produced in 2014 in the United States and directed by Iyawna Burnett and Julie Lichtenberg. It contrasts the dehumanization at the core of violence with the power of human connection. Inspired by events in Guinea, West Africa, Darfur, and the US, Tenderness incorporates ensemble members’ experiences with violence, including war and street violence. Ashtar Theatre.
19:00 The Port is a play in Arabic, produced in 2020 in Palestine and directed by Firas Abu Sabbah. It tells the story of five diverse artists, including young musicians and theater actors, who gather on the street, waiting for a ship to rescue them and take them to a better place where people care about them. Organized by Ashtar Theatre. The stage of Ramallah Municipality.
20:00 The Levant Labyrinth is a 30-minute play, produced in 2020 in Palestine by Nablus Performing Arts, Circus School and the Palestinian Circus School and directed by Ranin Odeh. It shows the labyrinth which has always been there since the times of ignorance, enticing us to go back in history and find the order of Assassins or the “new call,” as they called themselves. Organized by Ashtar Theatre. The stage of Ramallah Municipality.
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