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November 2017

cinema Palestino 2017 – reels of memory

November 25 @ 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Showroom Cinema, 15 Paternoster Row
Sheffield, S1 2BX
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On the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, Cinema Palestino presents Reels of Memory, a reflection on history and memory in Palestinian cinema: an afternoon of films, talks and discussions. The Time that Remains : Dir Elia Suleiman (2009) - inspired y the diaries of the film makers' father while a resizstance fighter in 1948 Return to Haifa + director Q&A: dir Kassem Hawal (1978) - the only fiction film from the PLO film unit The event is a collaboration between Showroom Cinema,…

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December 2017

Occupation Inc.’: the institution of a private military-security-industrial complex’

December 5 @ 7:30 pm
Quaker meeting House, James Street
Sheffield, S1 2HH United Kingdom
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Shir Hever discusses his new book, The Privatisation of Israeli Security (Pluto, 2017) Between 1994-2014, Israel's security service was transformed, becoming one of the most extreme examples of privatised security in the world. This book is an investigation into this period and the conditions that created 'Occupation Inc.': the institution of a private military-security-industrial complex.State sponsored violence is increasing as a result of this securitisation, but why is it necessary, and what are its implications? In this book, Shir Hever considers the impact…

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End of year benefit dinner

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. Andrews Hall, Upper Hanover Street
Sheffield, S3 7RQ United Kingdom
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Please come to our end of year benefit for the childrens' projects and hear the latest about the play and heal project

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