7 July 2021
Emigrants is a 75-minute Spanish play with Arabic subtitles produced in 2017 in Spain and directed by Ferran Farré Aguilà. It deals with a fragmented journey in five episodes of the recent history of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, raising issues such as exodus and exile, migration and persecution, and the meaning of being foreign. Ashtar Theatre.
20:00 Blood Oil, produced in 2021 in the UK and directed by Yasmin Sidhwa, is a 75-minute English play with Arabic subtitles that deals with the insanities caused by war among those who survive and those who don’t. Surrounded by warring factions, a mother and daughter and a peacekeeping force are trapped. They fight to survive, for their dignity, and not to lose their souls. Organized by Ashtar Theatre. The stage of Ramallah Municipality.
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