Theatre & Film in Palestine with Saleh Bakri and Guy Elhanan

Summary:

Author and activist, Miko Peled, hosts a live event with Palestinian film and theater actor, Saleh Bakri and Israeli actor and playwright, Guy Elhanan to discuss theatre in Palestine and Israel, censorship of the arts, inequity in funding, as well as their individual careers.

This event was held live via Zoom on Friday, January 29, 2021 @ 1 PM ET • 8 PM Palestine

Guest Panel

Guy Elhanan wrote his PhD on bilingual and arabic theatre practices and teaching possibilities. He is a playwright, director, actor and lecturer who specializes in multicultural and interdisciplinary stage work, including music, mime and puppetry. Some of his work includes Mars at Sunrise, The Time that Remains, The Attack, and others.       

Saleh Bakri is a Palestinian film and theater actor. He began his career in the theater. His work includes Death and the Maiden, Salt of this Sea, When I Saw You, The Time that Remains, Wajib, and others. 

FURTHER READING/RESOURCES:

Saleh Bakri on IMDB

Guy Elhanan on IMDB

Haaretz | For First Time, Hanoch Levin Play Performed in the Arab World

Rosalux.org | Khashabi Theatre: A New Palestinian Theatre in Haifa

Artnet | How Israel’s Miri Regev Declared War on the Art World

Miko Peled | Court Rules Palestinian Filmmaker Must Pay Damages To Israeli Soldier Who Took Part in Massacre

Rowman Books | From Shared Life to Co-Resistance in Historic Palestine

Facebook Page | Guy Elhanan’s play, At The Hedge of the Abyss

Middle East Eye | In praise of Mohammad Bakri: 10 movies that made the Palestinian an icon

Middle East Monitor | Israel bans ‘Jenin, Jenin’ film, orders payment of damages to Israel soldier

Watch on Vimeo | Mohammad Bakri’s banned film, “Jenin, Jenin” for free

Sign the petition | Lift the ban on Mohammed Bakri’s “Jenin, Jenin” ارفعوا الحظر عن “جنين، جنين” لمحمد بكري

A Message from Mohammad Bakri about Jenin Jenin

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