Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival


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Live Event — 25 September 2021, 15:00

Essential Cinema: The Void Project Lecture / Performance

Filmmaker and founder of The Void Project, Azza El-Hassan will be in conversation with Sheyma Buali, Director of the London Palestine Film Festival, discussing the role of archives and image making in Palestine.

The event will be broadcast live on the home page of our website at the time and date advertised above.

Live Event Participants:

Azza El Hassan is the founder of The Void Project, which explores artistically and academically the effect of the abduction of Palestinian visual archives on the formation of a modern Palestinian visual narrative. She counts the Aleph, Luchino Visconti and Grierson awards amongst the many international prizes recognising a distinguished career as a documentary filmmaker, cinematographer, producer and writer.

Sheyma Buali is a programmer, producer and writer based in London. She has been on the London Palestine Film Festival programming team since 2011.