Alliances of Understanding: A Day of Palestinian Cinema and Poetry
An event in honour of Refaat Alareer and all those killed and affected.
Curated by Syed Haider, Mariagiulia Grassilli.
“Perhaps the greatest battle Palestinians have waged as a people has been over the right to a remembered presence and, with that presence, the right to possess and reclaim a collective historical reality” – Edward Said
This is a free but ticketed event. Please register here: bit.ly/3SrMcyt
For our poetry installation, please send one suggestion of a poem (title, poet’s name, and first line) that is either written by or about Palestine, or speaks to another context of conflict (whether contemporary or historical). Please add a sentence or two to explain your choice. Please email this to email@example.com by 14th February 5pm.
Alliances of Understanding is supported by The Humanities Faculty and School of Arts, Media, American Studies, UEA Student Union, the87press, HumanRights Nights, Karama Film Festival Jordan, PalArt, Amnesty International UK.