film screening
Al-Nakba: Parts 1 and 2 (1799-1947)
Directed by Rawan Damen

Tuesday 28 February 2017
Main Building I 6:30pm

The Al-Nakba series (dir. Rawan Damen) documents the period between 1799-2008, where through testimonies from prominent historians and historical event coverage, she uncovers plans to turn Palestine into a Jewish state preceding World War I. The series also focus on the role of the British mandate in opposing the Palestinian revolution, the ethnic cleansing operations between 1947-1949, and the ongoing role of Israeli state-endorsed violence and intimidation terrorizing Palestinian civilians in order to force migration.

The series consists of four parts of approximately 50 minutes each. Parts 3 and 4 will be shown on Wednesday 1 March 2017.