Palestinian Film Festival
7-17 MAR 2024
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About
The Film

Despite being part of a young generation of Palestinians whose families chose to stay and challenge the Israeli state after Al-Nakba, 17-year-old Tamer and his friends are just like any other group of teenage boys. They clumsily search for drugs, flirt with girls, play video games, and slack off at school. However, when an intriguing new student named Maysaa joins their class, Tamer immediately falls for her and is drawn into her political activism.

Together, they join fellow classmates in an operation to covertly raise the Palestinian flag at their school and peacefully disrupt the local celebrations planned for Israel’s Independence Day –
otherwise known to Palestinians as a day of mourning and memorialisation of their ethnic cleansing 70 years prior. Unsure of his own political convictions, Tamer must quickly determine what matters to him and what price he is willing to pay for freedom.

CLASSIFICATION

Unclassified 15+

RUNTIME

100

DIRECTOR

Firas Khoury,

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Tickets

Select a screening from the below locations:

Araluen Art Centre
Alice Springs
Sun 21 April
2:30 pm
Luna on SX
Fremantle
Fri 26 April
6:30 pm
Byron Theatre
Byron Bay
Sat 27 April
4:15 pm