Thursday 10th May This Land Speaks Arabic director Maryse Gargour
Presented by Ireland Palestine Solidarity Group this film provides a
rarely heard perspective on the creation of the state of Israel and
the disaster that resulted for the Palestinian people.
This showing is to mark the 1948 Nakbah as commemorated by
Palestinians and is the first of a Summer season of films to be shown
in various venues by IPSC
Thursday 17th May Jana Sanskriti and D.I.Y. Or Die
As part of the city wide DIY Festival we are showing a double bill
Jana Sanskriti (peoples culture ) tells the story of the largest and
longest lasting Forum Theatre centre ‘Jana Sanskriti’ in West Bengal
India which provides inspiration and facility for Forum Theatre to be
practiced. Instigated by Agusto Boal who pioneered ‘Theatre of the
Opressed’ as a dynamic tool for personal liberation and political
D.I.Y or Die – How to Survive as an Independent Artist 2002 director
Michael W.Dean. This documentary celebrates artists who define the DIY ethos.
Thursday 24th May The Green Wave director Ali Samadi 2010
The Green Wave is a touching documentary which shows the dramatic
events of the Green Revolution in Iran in 2009. The film uses a
collage of footage taken from mobile phones and cameras carried by
people involved in the street protests along with face book and
Twitter entries, You tube clips, blog material and animation and is a
memorial to all those who died during the extreme suppression carried
out by government militias.
Thursday 31st May To be announced !