Sunday, September 25, 2016

Palestine Envisioned: Chronicles of Palestinian Experience



Uniting the finest achievements of Palestinian cinema from the 1970s to the present day, Palestine Envisioned bears witness to the strength and creative spirit of an entire people still struggling for basic rights after more than 65 years of displacement, dispossession, and dehumanization. This retrospective showcases films that explore memory and cultural identity in Palestine and give cinematic expression to the experience of daily life under occupation. In the context of current discussions concerning tolerance and racism at our university, this series helps to address the wider need for Palestinian perspectives on our campus and encourages reflection on questions of prejudice and stereotyping.

Read More: http://docfilms.uchicago.edu/dev/calendar/2016/fall/2016-fall-tuesdays.shtml

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