Showcasing the very best of Palestinian cinema from around the world, the Palestinian Film Festival Australia is proud to present its 2018 program filled with gripping, award-winning features, shorts and documentaries screening in Sydney (20-27 Sept), Hobart (27-30 Sept), Melbourne (4-7 Oct), Brisbane (11-14 Oct), Canberra (18-20 Oct), Perth (26-28 Oct) and Adelaide (2-4 Nov)
Bookings at https://www.palestinianfilmfestival.com.au… Go to Article
7 things you may have missed this week in PalestineAustralian media continues to frequently ignore important stories emerging from Palestine-Israel, stories that are vital to context setting and framing during those times when the issue actually does hit international headlines.
By ignoring such stories, which expose the true nature of Palestinian life under military occupation and apartheid, the media can only be considered to be complicit via their silence.… Go to Article
Right to Organise
[Editors Note: WBT has received this appeal from Dr John Tully in Victoria and urges people to defend the right to organise by signing the petition (below). Some things never change.]
The left wing Socialist Alternative group is copping a lot of flak from right wing university administrators, Zionists, the Murdoch press and Abbott government ministers, especially Christopher Pyne.… Go to Article
Commemorating al Nakba: Celebrating Palestine 2014
Featuring Phil Monsour – Songs of exile and return
Phil will perform a selection of songs and share stories and videos about Palestinian refugees and the right of return.
15th May 2014 will be the 66th Anniversary of ‘Nakba Day’, the day on which Palestinians all over the world remember the 1947/48 Nakba, the Palestinian Catastrophe which saw the forcible expulsion of over 750,000 indigenous Palestinians from their homes to facilitate the creation of the Apartheid State of Israel.… Go to Article
Swimming Free, Palestine
Emad, Gareth and I walked to the
starting line at Wategos beach, near the
Byron Bay lighthouse.
As we entered the water with the other
swimmers, the organisers called off
the race because of treacherous
conditions. Loud speakers announced
that we would be ‘swimming at our
own risk’.… Go to Article