19 December

Annemarie Jacir

Palestinian Film Director FOLLOW ANNEMARIE “I’m not interested in showing the West that ‘Palestinians are humans, too’..” Annemarie Jacir Annemarie Jacir is one of the leading figures of the Arab New Wave. Two of her films have premiered as official selections of the Cannes Film Festival, another film premiered in Venice and her latest film, When I […]

18 September

Tina Gharavi

BAFTA-nominated Filmmaker & Academic FOLLOW TINA Tina Gharavi is a filmmaker whose work focuses on ‘untold stories, unheard voices’ and storytelling from the margins. She has been hailed as one of the most inspirational and thought-provoking filmmakers of her generation. Since leaving Iran in 1979 she has been a true nomad (like her great-grandfather from the Bakhtiari […]

11 July



An acclaimed Filmmaker FOLLOW LEILA Leila has an unconventional portfolio. She is an acclaimed documentary filmmaker, a regular freelancer with ITN news and is the founder and Executive director of Open Bethlehem; an organization that works to bring international commitment to the resolution of the Israeli/Palestinian question using Bethlehem as a gateway into the situation. […]