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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Recording | 2020-11-15 | First online event of the Zait WaZar3tar Festival 2020 in Berlin

The [zait wa: zaʕtar] Festival for Palestinian Arts & Culture starting on November 15th 2020 in Berlin will be a meeting of hearts and minds: to meet to talk about films, exhibitions, literature, music and much more. We will be presenting narratives less explored, like the vital role Palestinian literature plays in preserving diasporic as well as Palestinian identities.

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