Sunday, 07 February 2016

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"The Wanted 18" by Amer Shomali and Paul Cowan

10 February, 19:00

Runtime: 75'

The Wanted 18, posterThe Wanted 18 is an animated documentary about the efforts of Palestinians in Beit Sahour to start a small local dairy industry during the First Intifada, hiding a herd of 18 dairy cows from Israeli security forces when the dairy collective was deemed a threat to Israel's national security. The film combines documentary interviews with those involved in the events, archival footage, drawings, black-and-white stop-motion animation as well as re-enactments.

The film will be followed by a Q&A with guest speakers:

  • Raphael Shilhav, Policy Officer for Israel and Palestine, International Cooperation for Development and Solidarity (CIDSE)
  • Rania Madi, Senior Advocacy Adviser, Badil Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights
  • Elena Mancusi-Materi, Senior Liaison Officer, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)


The film is in English and has a running time of 75 minutes


Those who arrive late may not be admitted.

To register for a ticket click here

"The Wanted 18": Trailer

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