Theatre and Conflict

by Bristol Palestine Film Festival
on Thursday 11 Oct 2012

type: Event Notice
topic: Peace
region: Bristol
event time: Wednesday 24 Oct 2012 18:00

Wednesday 24th October

Bristol Palestine Film Festival and UWE presents

Theatre and Conflict

Wednesday 24th October

7 pm - 8.30pm, Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, Bristol BS1 3QY

Speaker Dr Abdelfattah Abusrour is director of the Alrowwad Cultural & Theatre Centre in Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem. The Centre runs dance, music, & theatre workshops for young people based on a philosophy of “beautiful resistance” against the Israeli Occupation. It also challenges patriarchy through fitness programs for women and founded the first women’s soccer team in a Palestinian refugee camp.

The evening is introduced by Dr Dawn Fowler from UWE whose teaching & research interests cover human rights, war & conflict in theatre.

Entry £2 - all proceeds go to the Alrowwad Cultural and Theatre Centre.

An exhibition from the Alrowwad Centre will be showing 10th to 16th December at the Parlour Showrooms 31 College Green Bristol BS1 5TB.

www.bristolpff.org.uk