• Ramadan Kareem

    Ramadan Kareem

    Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. It is a time when Muslims around the world fast from dawn until sunset, and turn their focus to prayer and spiritual reflec...

  • Film editing volunteers needed

    Film editing volunteers needed

    We are looking for a film editor to help us out with a very interesting documentary film project. The person can join us in Jenin for a month or two, or work with us from abro...

  • Summer activities at The Freedom Theatre

    Summer activities at The Freedom Theatre

    We start off the summer season at The Freedom Theatre with a theatre play, storytelling and a photo exhibition. After Ramadan we will organise summer camps in drama, photograp...

  • The Siege – uncomfortable, heartbreaking, brilliant!

    The Siege – uncomfortable, heartbreaking, brilliant!

    The Siege has received exceptional reviews during the first part of its UK tour, which included a sold-out run at the Battersea Arts Centre in London. “One would struggl...

  • Journey of a Freedom Fighter screened at international film festivals

    Journey of a Freedom Fighter screened at international film festivals

    Last year, Journey of a Freedom Fighter was accepted to a number of prestigious film festivals around the world (find a list here) – and this year, its journey continues...

Theatre News

‘Juliano’ attacked on its way to break the siege on Gaza


Passengers of the Freedom Flotilla III bound for Gaza have announced that one of the boats, named Juliano after the co-founder and director of The Freedom Theatre, Juliano Mer Khamis who was assassinated in 2011, has been sabotaged. Divers damaged the boat’s propellers, causing it to take in water and the boat barely made it into port in Greece before ... Read More »

The Freedom Theatre at Glastonbury Festival


Our UK tour of The Siege may be over but we’re still in the UK, participating in events and among them the legendary Glastonbury Festival. On Sunday June 28th at 20:30, there will be a screening of our documentary film Journey of a Freedom Fighter, followed by a discussion with The Freedom Theatre actor Ahmed Tobasi and The Siege co-director Zoe Lafferty. Journey ... Read More »

New photography exhibition


The Freedom Theatre presents Feelings, an exhibition prepared by our current photography students: Aseel Abu Baker, Mahdi Yaseen, Hamam Alsadi, Remas Saabneh and Nedal Jawabreh. Read More »

A martyr in Jenin Refugee Camp


Jenin Refugee Camp is rallying around the bereaved family of Izzadeen Walid Beny Gharrah, in his early 20s, shot by a sniper in the early hours of this morning during an invasion of the refugee camp by Israeli occupation forces. Izzadeen is the latest of many hundreds of martyrs mourned by this community. May his soul rest in peace. Izzadeen ... Read More »