Palestinian Film Festival
7-17 MAR 2024
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What's
Showing

Thursday Mar 7 2024

ALAM

Thu Mar 7 7:00 pm

Sydney

​​Alam is the story of Tamer, a Palestinian teen who undergoes a political awakening sparked by a pretty, outspoken girl from his high school.​​

ZOO

Thu Mar 7 7:00 pm

Sydney

Wandering through the ‘worst Zoo in the world’, a boy is looking for his football when he encounters a little tiger who follows him on his quest to find a safe place to play.

Friday Mar 8 2024

A House in Jerusalem

Fri Mar 8 8:00 pm

Sydney

A House in Jerusalem follows a Jewish-British girl who moves from England to Jerusalem for a new start after her mother’s death but on the way, meets the ghost of a Palestinian girl.

ALAM

Fri Mar 8 6:30 pm

Canberra

Alam is the story of Tamer, a Palestinian teen who undergoes a political awakening sparked by a pretty, outspoken girl from his high school.

ALAM

Fri Mar 8 6:30 pm

Brisbane

Alam is the story of Tamer, a Palestinian teen who undergoes a political awakening sparked by a pretty, outspoken girl from his high school.

ALAM

Fri Mar 8 6:00 pm

Hobart

Alam is the story of Tamer, a Palestinian teen who undergoes a political awakening sparked by a pretty, outspoken girl from his high school.

ALAM

Fri Mar 8 6:30 pm

Adelaide

Alam is the story of Tamer, a Palestinian teen who undergoes a political awakening sparked by a pretty, outspoken girl from his high school.

Bethlehem 2001

Fri Mar 8 6:30 pm

Sydney

A young Palestinian man recollects his childhood memories of the military invasion and siege of Bethlehem.

Lyd

Fri Mar 8 6:30 pm

Sydney

This sci-fi documentary shares multiple pasts, presents, and futures of the city of Lyd in Palestine/Israel. From the perspective of the city herself, the viewer is guided through the lifespan of a five-thousand-year-old city and its residents.

ZOO

Fri Mar 8 6:30 pm

Canberra

Wandering through the ‘worst Zoo in the world’, a boy is looking for his football when he encounters a little tiger who follows him on his quest to find a safe place to play.

ZOO

Fri Mar 8 6:00 pm

Hobart

Wandering through the ‘worst Zoo in the world’, a boy is looking for his football when he encounters a little tiger who follows him on his quest to find a safe place to play.

ZOO

Fri Mar 8 6:30 pm

Brisbane

Wandering through the ‘worst Zoo in the world’, a boy is looking for his football when he encounters a little tiger who follows him on his quest to find a safe place to play.

ZOO

Fri Mar 8 6:30 pm

Adelaide

Wandering through the ‘worst Zoo in the world’, a boy is looking for his football when he encounters a little tiger who follows him on his quest to find a safe place to play.

Saturday Mar 9 2024

A Gaza Weekend

Sat Mar 9 8:00 pm

Sydney

Gaza suddenly becomes the safest – and funniest – place on Earth during a pandemic in this uproarious comedy from Palestinian-British filmmaker Basil Khalil.

Lyd

Sat Mar 9 4:00 pm

Brisbane

This sci-fi documentary shares multiple pasts, presents, and futures of the city of Lyd in Palestine/Israel. From the perspective of the city herself, the viewer is guided through the lifespan of a five-thousand-year-old city and its residents.

Lyd

Sat Mar 9 4:00 pm

Canberra

This sci-fi documentary shares multiple pasts, presents, and futures of the city of Lyd in Palestine/Israel. From the perspective of the city herself, the viewer is guided through the lifespan of a five-thousand-year-old city and its residents.

Lyd

Sat Mar 9 4:00 pm

Adelaide

This sci-fi documentary shares multiple pasts, presents, and futures of the city of Lyd in Palestine/Israel. From the perspective of the city herself, the viewer is guided through the lifespan of a five-thousand-year-old city and its residents.

Lyd

Sat Mar 9 4:00 pm

Hobart

This sci-fi documentary shares multiple pasts, presents, and futures of the city of Lyd in Palestine/Israel. From the perspective of the city herself, the viewer is guided through the lifespan of a five-thousand-year-old city and its residents.

Resistance – Why?

Sat Mar 9 4:00 pm

Sydney

Resistance, Why? is a recently restored documentary that captures a crucial cross-section of the Palestinian resistance in Lebanon in 1970, including never before seen footage of Ghassan Kanafani.

Resistance Climbing

Sat Mar 9 4:00 pm

Sydney

American writer and climber Andrew Bisharat visits Palestine to explore his own roots and the power of climbing to transform lives.

Resistance Climbing

Sat Mar 9 4:00 pm

Brisbane

American writer and climber Andrew Bisharat visits Palestine to explore his own roots and the power of climbing to transform lives.

Resistance Climbing

Sat Mar 9 4:00 pm

Canberra

American writer and climber Andrew Bisharat visits Palestine to explore his own roots and the power of climbing to transform lives.

Resistance Climbing

Sat Mar 9 4:00 pm

Hobart

American writer and climber Andrew Bisharat visits Palestine to explore his own roots and the power of climbing to transform lives.

Resistance Climbing

Sat Mar 9 4:00 pm

Adelaide

American writer and climber Andrew Bisharat visits Palestine to explore his own roots and the power of climbing to transform lives.

Tomorrow’s Freedom

Sat Mar 9 6:00 pm

Sydney

Marwan Barghouti, often described as the ‘Palestinian Nelson Mandela’, is serving five life sentences in an Israeli prison. This is his story.

Sunday Mar 10 2024

Bye Bye Tiberias

Sun Mar 10 6:00 pm

Sydney

Filmmaker Lina Soualem travels back in time and place to capture the stories passed on by four generations of daring Palestinian women in her family.

Gaza Surf Club

Sun Mar 10 4:00 pm

Sydney

Gaza Surf Club explores the transformative power of the ocean and the resilience it fosters for a vibrant community of surfers in Gaza.

Gaza Surf Club

Sun Mar 10 4:00 pm

Adelaide

Gaza Surf Club explores the transformative power of the ocean and the resilience it fosters for a vibrant community of surfers in Gaza.

Gaza Surf Club

Sun Mar 10 4:00 pm

Hobart

Gaza Surf Club explores the transformative power of the ocean and the resilience it fosters for a vibrant community of surfers in Gaza.

Gaza Surf Club

Sun Mar 10 4:00 pm

Canberra

Gaza Surf Club explores the transformative power of the ocean and the resilience it fosters for a vibrant community of surfers in Gaza.

Gaza Surf Club

Sun Mar 10 4:00 pm

Brisbane

Gaza Surf Club explores the transformative power of the ocean and the resilience it fosters for a vibrant community of surfers in Gaza.

Twelve Beds

Sun Mar 10 2:00 pm

Sydney

Palestinian orphans return to a place of memory where personal narratives of displacement, martyrdom, loss and deprivation stir questions related to identity, sacrifice and homeland.

Thursday Mar 14 2024

ALAM

Thu Mar 14 6:30 pm

Melbourne

Alam is the story of Tamer, a Palestinian teen who undergoes a political awakening sparked by a pretty, outspoken girl from his high school.

ZOO

Thu Mar 14 6:30 pm

Melbourne

Wandering through the ‘worst Zoo in the world’, a boy is looking for his football when he encounters a little tiger who follows him on his quest to find a safe place to play.

Friday Mar 15 2024

A House in Jerusalem

Fri Mar 15 8:30 pm

Melbourne

A House in Jerusalem follows a Jewish-British girl who moves from England to Jerusalem for a new start after her mother’s death but on the way, meets the ghost of a Palestinian girl.

ALAM

Fri Mar 15 6:30 pm

Perth

​​Alam is the story of Tamer, a Palestinian teen who undergoes a political awakening sparked by a pretty, outspoken girl from his high school.​​

Bethlehem 2001

Fri Mar 15 6:30 pm

Melbourne

A young Palestinian man recollects his childhood memories of the military invasion and siege of Bethlehem.

Lyd

Fri Mar 15 6:30 pm

Melbourne

This sci-fi documentary shares multiple pasts, presents, and futures of the city of Lyd in Palestine/Israel. From the perspective of the city herself, the viewer is guided through the lifespan of a five-thousand-year-old city and its residents.

ZOO

Fri Mar 15 6:30 pm

Perth

Wandering through the ‘worst Zoo in the world’, a boy is looking for his football when he encounters a little tiger who follows him on his quest to find a safe place to play.

Saturday Mar 16 2024

A Gaza Weekend

Sat Mar 16 5:30 pm

Melbourne

Gaza suddenly becomes the safest – and funniest – place on Earth during a pandemic in this uproarious comedy from Palestinian-British filmmaker Basil Khalil.

Lyd

Sat Mar 16 2:00 pm

Perth

This sci-fi documentary shares multiple pasts, presents, and futures of the city of Lyd in Palestine/Israel. From the perspective of the city herself, the viewer is guided through the lifespan of a five-thousand-year-old city and its residents.

Resistance – Why?

Sat Mar 16 1:30 pm

Melbourne

Resistance, Why? is a recently restored documentary that captures a crucial cross-section of the Palestinian resistance in Lebanon in 1970, including never before seen footage of Ghassan Kanafani.

Resistance Climbing

Sat Mar 16 1:30 pm

Melbourne

American writer and climber Andrew Bisharat visits Palestine to explore his own roots and the power of climbing to transform lives.

Resistance Climbing

Sat Mar 16 2:00 pm

Perth

American writer and climber Andrew Bisharat visits Palestine to explore his own roots and the power of climbing to transform lives.

Tomorrow’s Freedom

Sat Mar 16 3:30 pm

Melbourne

Marwan Barghouti, often described as the ‘Palestinian Nelson Mandela’, is serving five life sentences in an Israeli prison. This is his story.

Sunday Mar 17 2024

Bye Bye Tiberias

Sun Mar 17 3:30 pm

Melbourne

Filmmaker Lina Soualem travels back in time and place to capture the stories passed on by four generations of daring Palestinian women in her family.

Gaza Surf Club

Sun Mar 17 5:30 pm

Melbourne

Gaza Surf Club explores the transformative power of the ocean and the resilience it fosters for a vibrant community of surfers in Gaza.

Gaza Surf Club

Sun Mar 17 2:00 pm

Perth

Gaza Surf Club explores the transformative power of the ocean and the resilience it fosters for a vibrant community of surfers in Gaza.

Twelve Beds

Sun Mar 17 1:30 pm

Melbourne

Palestinian orphans return to a place of memory where personal narratives of displacement, martyrdom, loss and deprivation stir questions related to identity, sacrifice and homeland.