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Generation Palestine

In mid-July “The Serious and Ludicrous Escapade of the Cyclist” theatre group from France arrived in Jenin to work with children and youth at The Freedom Theatre.   During acting workshops the group gathered impressions for a unique adaptation of their play “While Walking I Saw…”, performed together with two Palestinian actors at the theatre on July 31.   The ... Read More »

Clowns Without Borders in Jenin!

Some 700 children gathered in the midst of Jenin Refugee Camp on July 29 to see a circus performance staged by Clowns Without Borders from France as well as the Palestine National Circus School from Ramallah.   Smiles and laughter abound among the young audience who, defying the late afternoon sun, came out to enjoy the clownery, juggling and acrobatics ... Read More »

Do not forget Lebanon

The opening of the art exhibition “Do not forget Lebanon, July 2006” became a huge success. It took place on the 12th of January, 2007, at The Freedom Theatre in Jenin Refugee Camp.     Read More »

Special screening of Heart of Jenin

On Tuesday 25 March 2008, The Freedom Theatre organises a special screening preceding the world release of the film The Heart of Jenin. This new documentary tells the story of Ahmad Al-Khatib, a Palestinian boy from Jenin Refugee Camp who was shot by the Israeli army in 2005 at the age of 12. Despite their grief, Ahmad’s parents decided to ... Read More »

The Freedom Theatre opens!

Opening Of The Freedom Theatre Jenin Refugee Camp Sunday, February 19, 2006, 15:00 The Freedom Theatre, inspired by activities initiated by Arna Mer-Khamis during the first Intifada, was established by residents of the Jenin refugee camp in cooperation with Palestinian activists and artists from Haifa and the Galilee, as well as activists from Sweden and Britain. The Freedom Theatre, a ... Read More »