May 7, 2008

Palestinian Perspectives 2nd edition

The 2nd edition of PALESTINIAN PERSPECTIVES took place from April 10th to 12th at Cinémathèque québécoise and featured Mohammed Bakri, the Palestinian director and actor who came from Galilee to present his three documentaries (1948 ; Jenin, Jenin ; Since You Left), as well as 'Private', a drama directed by Italian director Saverio Costanzo, in which Bakri plays the lead role. This event was supported by Cinémathèque québécoise, le Département de littérature comparée (Université de Montréal), Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema (Concordia University), l’Institut d'études islamiques (McGill University) and l’Istituto italiano di cultura.

Details: http://cinematheque.qc.ca
Concerning the trial in Israel against Mohammed Bakri by five Israeli soldiers, see: http://defendmohammadbakri.org
Mohammed Bakri’s official site: http://www.mohammadbakri.com

April 2008