March 2020
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A discussion of Incarcerated Childhood and the Politics of Unchilding by Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian explores her multidisciplinary approach to studying Palestinian childhood. The author draws on factors including demography, geography, psychology, health, social work, criminology, law, political science, critical race theory, comparative indigenous studies, and international relations to theorize violence against children in colonial contexts. Marrakesh Hall, Yabous Cultural Centre.

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A performance by Lama Abi Ghanem, organized by Yabous Cultural Centre in cooperation with several Palestinian organizations as part of the campaign “With the support of the Palestinian people.” Faisal Al Husseini Hall, Yabous Cultural Centre.

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A performance by Lamar Elias, organized by Yabous Cultural Centre in cooperation with several Palestinian organizations as part of the campaign “With the support of the Palestinian people.” Faisal Al Husseini Hall, Yabous Cultural Centre.

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A performance by Ens o Jam, organized by Yabous Cultural Centre in cooperation with several Palestinian organizations as part of the campaign “With the support of the Palestinian people.” Faisal Al Husseini Hall, Yabous Cultural Centre.

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A performance by Rula Azar, organized by Yabous Cultural Centre in cooperation with several Palestinian organizations as part of the campaign “With the support of the Palestinian people.” Faisal Al Husseini Hall, Yabous Cultural Centre.

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A performance by Faraj Sulaiman, organized by Yabous Cultural Centre in cooperation with several Palestinian organizations as part of the campaign “With the support of the Palestinian people.” Faisal Al Husseini Hall, Yabous Cultural Centre.

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Amal, a 83-minute French documentary produced in 2017 and directed by Mohammed Siam, tells the story of an angry teenager who grows from childhood into adulthood, realizing how limited her choices are as a young female living in an Arab police state in a post-revolution era. Al Quds Cinema, Yabous Cultural Centre.

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The Exiles, a 72-minute American film produced in 1961 and directed by Kent McKenzie, chronicles a night in the life of a group of 20-something Native Americans who left their country. Introduced by Jumanna Manna as part of the film series accompanying the Palestine Festival of Literature. Al Quds Cinema, Yabous Cultural Centre.

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Martyr, an 84-minute Lebanese film produced in 2017 and directed by Mazen Khaled, tells how a group of friends grapple with loss and partake in their community’s ceremonies following a young man’s tragic death at Beirut’s seaside, exposing the city’s schisms and its society’s fault lines. Al Quds Cinema, Yabous Cultural Centre.

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Craft and Designer’s Market at the occasion of Women’s Day presents the works and products of independent artist and designers. It features festive activities, music, food, and drinks and promotes and brings together Palestinian women, artists, and designers. Al Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art.

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AQB’s Got Talent Season 2 offers candidates to audition and showcase their skills in singing, dancing, standup poetry, playing musical instruments, and other talents. Organized by Al-Quds Bard College for Arts and Sciences. The Arabic Poetry Hall.

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Palestine Festival of Literature 2020 presents activities themed South-South Solidarity in the Age of Neoliberalism that include a reading by Isabella Hammad, the screening of the short film Sugarcoated Arsenic, and a panel with writers from Palestine, India, South Africa, and Chile to discuss how the advancement of neoliberal capitalism has transformed South-South relations. For more information, please visit www.palfest.org

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Palestine Festival of Literature 2020 presents activities themed Decolonizing Education that include a reading by Saleem Haddad, the screening of the short film Wawa, and a panel discussion of whether education serves as a vehicle for colonial hegemony or a tool for liberation, bringing together authors with experience in Palestine, indigenous Australia, and the cities and prison systems of the USA. For more information, please visit www.palfest.org