12-06-2021 | Invitation! Concert Between Maqam and Harmony & Exhibition Eyes of Gaza

Welcome to the next event of the online version of our ongoing [zait wa: zaʕtar] Festival of Palestinian Arts and Culture! For the next upcoming lockdown weekend, we prepared a the screening of Kamal Aljafari’s film ‘Recollection’ for you, together with the artist talking with the festival’s film curator Nahed Awwad.

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Film Screening: “Speed Sisters” (2015) 85 mins

The Speed Sisters are the first all-woman race car driving team in the Middle East. Grabbing headlines and turning heads at improvised tracks across the West Bank, these five women have sped their way into the heart of the gritty, male-dominated Palestinian street car-racing scene. Weaving together their lives on and off the track, SPEED SISTERS takes you on a surprising journey into the drive to go further and faster than anyone thought you could.#zaitwazaatarberlin#SpeedSisters

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Film Screening: “Recollection” (2015) 70 mins

Welcome to the next event of the online version of our ongoing [zait wa: zaʕtar] Festival of Palestinian Arts and Culture! For the next upcoming lockdown weekend, we prepared a the screening of Kamal Aljafari’s film ‘Recollection’ for you, together with the artist talking with the festival’s film curator Nahed Awwad.

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Film Screening: ‘A Magical Substance Flows Into Me’

Over the course of the film, Manna follows in Dr. Robert Lachmann’s footsteps and visits Kurdish, Moroccan and Yemenite Jews, Samaritans, members of urban and rural Palestinian communities, Bedouins and Coptic Christians, as they exist today within the geographic space of historical Palestine.

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Zait WaZa3tar Festival: 13.12.2020 – Restoring Memory through Archive

Missing Archive, missing narrative? Where is the archive of Palestine, and who owns it? How did the missing archive create a void in the Palestinian narrative and what did the Palestinians do to compensate this? In her films, Mahasen Nasser Eldin […]

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Al Qafila 2018: Concert in Berlin June 29th 2018

Ibn Rushd on tour with Al Qafila 2018 – the cultural caravan on the Journey of Life along the ‘Balkan Route’.
The Qafila al-Hayat sends artists and musicians from seven Arab countries on a Journey of Life to travel as a caravan in the footsteps of the men and women who fled war and destruction in their home countries in the Middle East along what became known as the Balkan Route.
And while they are experiencing their compatriots journey, these young people are on a mission: to show local audiences the rich culture that is a treasure brought by the people traveling towards a future on this most fateful journey of their lives.

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Young Journalists

Young journalists was a press competition project for pupils of from each one boys and one girls school in Tulkarem – Palestine A joint work between the Palestinian Ministry of Education and the Ibn Rushd Foundation for Free Thought.
This is to activate the student’s relationship with problems in their environment and to discuss them completely freely. The competition took place for a period of three months, during which students participating had to go to libraries and the Internet in search for sources of news.

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