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Ramadan events at The Freedom Theatre

Ramadan starts soon and throughout the holy month, The Freedom Theatre will offer cultural events every Thursday night after iftar (the meal that breaks the fast). During Ramadan we will also screen films for children, every Sunday and Wednesday at 17:00, starting May 31. More soon! Read More »

General strike in Palestine in solidarity with hunger strikers

Today, May 22, a general strike takes place across the occupied West Bank, Gaza and the diaspora, in support of the over 1,500 hunger striking prisoners who have passed the one-month mark of their open-ended hunger strike for freedom and dignity. The Freedom Theatre started the day by attending the sit-in at the protest tent in Jenin town centre and artist ... Read More »

June 12: New York screening of Arna’s Children

The award-winning film Arna’s Children directed by Juliano Mer Khamis chronicles the lives of children of Jenin refugee camp from the First Intifada through the Second. Raising questions about art and the role of resistance, this film remains a must-see for those interested in Palestine. Following the screening, Carmen Perez, co-founder of the Justice League NY and a convener of the ... Read More »