OPEN BETHLEHEM (PG) – 2014 Palestine/UAE/UK/USA 90 min – partially subtitled, plus live Q&A

Director: Leila Sansour

An image of the film appears here



Film director Leila Sansour returns to Bethlehem to make a film about her home town, soon to be encircled by a wall. An image of the film appears hereThe film spans seven momentous years in the life of Bethlehem, revealing a city of astonishing beauty and political strife under occupation, and charts the creation of a campaign to compel international action to bring peace to the Middle East. “Open Bethlehem is a fierce and poignant plea against the incarceration of a city” (The Guardian). Followed by a live Q&A with Sara Apps, The Open Bethlehem Campaign’s Executive Director.

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Plus a BRIT School Showcase film, screened in partnership with the School’s Film & Media Production department.
For this film we are showing Storybook Ending (3.35 mins), directed by Harry Holland. A little girl must find all her childhood friends before bedtime.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Wednesday 06 December 2017

Show starts at 7.30 pm, ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)

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