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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 »

Theatre club with young women in Jenin

This year The Freedom Theatre is reaching beyond Jenin refugee camp through new theatre clubs for young people, with the aim of empowering a new generation to challenge all forms of oppression and injustice through the arts. At Tahil il Fatayat, a centre where girls and young women are trained in vocational and life skills, Ahmad Al Rokh from The Freedom ... Read More »

New performances by Palestinian Laughter Liberation

Bukra el Ard (Tomorrow is the Show) Directed by: Micaela Miranda On stage: Alaa Shehada and Faisal Abu Alhayjaa In cooperation with The Freedom Theatre and the Palestinian Performing Arts Network, and funded by Sida, the new troupe Palestinian Laughter Liberation presents Bukra el Ard, an experimental comedy performance. One day before the opening, two artists come to rehearsal but ... Read More »

New theatre clubs in Jenin camp, town and villages

The Freedom Theatre is running three theatre clubs for youth in the Jenin area, both at the theatre in the refugee camp, at Taheel il Fatayat, a rehabilitation centre for girls and young women in Jenin town, and in the village Zebabde. Two more clubs are about to be started. Ahmad Al Rokh, resident artist at The Freedom Theatre, is ... Read More »

Exhibition at Arab American University in Jenin

The Freedom Theatre, Annajda Association and the Arab-American University in Jenin present an exciting exhibition of educational toys, created by the participants in The Freedom Theatre’s one-year training program in early childhood education. The exhibition was initiated by Abla Mahroum, instructor in The Freedom Theatre’s program, whose teachings focus on developing a deeper understanding of how to use play as the foundation ... Read More »