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The Freedom Theatre’s 2017 Annual Report

2017, was an great year for us. More than 11,000 children, youth and adults in Jenin refugee camp and across the occupied West Bank were involved in our workshops, trainings and performances in theatre, photo, film and creative writing, to develop and nurture a vibrant and creative artistic community in the north of the West Bank whilst aiming to empower children, youth and adults to ... Read More »

The Freedom Theatre attending Nakba 70 events in USA

Nabeel Al-Raee, the Artistic Director of The Freedom Theatre is currently in New York, participating in several Nakba events that have been arranged by our friends in the US. 20/5: Verso Books, Brooklyn, NYC To commemorate 70 years of displacement, the Friends of the Freedom Theatre in Jenin held an event titled “Nakba and the Power of Narrative”. The evening explored the ... Read More »

‘The Power of Narrative’ @ the NAPA International Theatre and Music Festival

Palestinian artists Motaz Malhees, Samah Milad and Aws Adnan Al Zubaidy joined forces with three Pakistani actors, Aisha Hassan, Kashif Hussain and Najma Kifayat in Karachi, Pakistan! Under the direction of The Freedom Theatre’s Artistic Director, Nabil Al-Raee, they produced a play on ‘The Power of Narrative‘ which was performed at the NAPA International Theatre and Music Festival 2018 on Saturday 24th ... Read More »

Cinema Club at The Freedom Theatre

The Freedom Theatre’s cinema club, with fortnightly screenings, re-launched earlier this month with a screening of ‘Last Men in Aleppo’ by Feras Fayyad, With Jenin’s only cinema closing its doors in late 2016 to give way for a shopping mall, The Freedom Theatre has screened films on an irregular basis, for both children and adults in Jenin camp. We have re-launched this project as ... Read More »

Ahmed Tobasi takes ‘And Here I Am’ on a world tour!

Based on the actor Ahmed Tobasi’s personal coming of age story, ‘And Here I Am‘ is an epic voyage of identity and self discovery. Tobasi is a former student and graduate of The Freedom Theatre school and was born in Jenin refugee camp. Combining fact and fantasy, tragedy and comedy, spanning both the first Palestinian intifada and the second, we follow Tobasi through ... Read More »