Theatre News

Nabil Al-Raee speaks in Geneva

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Nabil Al-Raee, artistic director of The Freedom Theatre, is in Geneva to participate in two events at Theatre Saint-Gervais: November 24 at 20:00 The Freedom Theatre: its history, values and perspectives. Discussion between Nabil Al-Raee and Aline Alterman, philosopher and art historian from Paris, moderated by Emmanuel Deonna, City Councillor (Geneva) and co-president of the Geneva Cercle Martin Buber. November ... Read More »

‘The Wanted 18’ screened at The Freedom Theatre

The Wanted 18

On November 10, we show ‘The Wanted 18‘ at The Freedom Theatre! The film depicts how 18 cows became Israel’s most wanted fugitives and symbols of Palestinian resistance. ‘The Wanted 18’ is a 2014 Canadian-Palestinian animated documentary about the efforts of residents in Beit Sahour to start a small local dairy industry during the First Intifada, hiding a herd of ... Read More »

Open letter to Invest in Peace: Before peace comes freedom

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In September 2016, The Freedom Theatre was approached by Invest in Peace, a US initiative engaged in “creating economic and people-to-people partnerships among Palestinians and Israelis”, according to its website. Invest in Peace opposes the Palestinian BDS Movement, of which The Freedom Theatre is a strong supporter. Invest in Peace wrote to let us know that our organisation had been chosen to ... Read More »

Art workshop for children and youth with special needs

Art workshop

The Freedom Theatre today concluded a one-week art workshop for children and youth with special needs. This workshop is one of a kind in the region and targets a group that is marginalised in our society, enabling these young people to be creative and discover new interests and talents. The sessions have included many activities, including drawing, painting, using playdo, ... Read More »