In partnership with BFI on the South Bank, Celebrating Sanctuary presents a selection of films in their Discover Arab Cinema season.
16 June (20.40) and 22 June (18.20) June : Divine Intervention – Yadon ilaheyya
Elia Suleiman’s witty, clever and surreal film about life in Palestine.
19 June (15.00): Some of the Palestinians + Q&A with Mamoun Hassan
A documentary that delves into the everyday situations facing refugees. We are pleased to welcome filmmaker Koutaiba Al-Janabi to appear on a panel after the screening. We will also feature some of his work from the Palestinian Camps in Lebanon, 1978-1982.
19 June (18.10): A World Not Ours + Panel Discussion
Personal recordings, family archives and historical footage create a sensitive portrait of Palestinian refugees. Directed by Mahdi Fleifel.
19 June (20.30): Reem Kelani
A reception at the BFI (Blue Room) for invited guests and ticket holders for A World Not Ours, featuring a performance from Palestinian singer, musician and musicologist Reem Kelani.
Films presented in association with BFI