Our friends at the Canada Palestine Cultural Association (CANPAL) are hosting an event featuring a screening of the new Palestinian-made film, Where Should the Birds Fly.
** Please note that this event has been postponed to Sunday, January 27 (was originally scheduled for January 19) **
Film Screening of Where Should the Birds Fly
Sunday, January 27 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
Edmonton Islamic Academy
14525 – 127 Street
(Click here for map)
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Tickets are $5. Popcorn, refreshments and samples of Palestinian food and sweets will be served.
Watch an excerpt from Where Should the Birds Fly that appeared on Democracy Now!:
About Where Should the Birds Fly
In December of 2008 Israel launched a devastating attack on Gaza. A month of bullets, bombs, rockets white phosphorus, tanks and bulldozers left 1400, mostly civilians, dead and this section of Occupied Palestine in rubble. But this is not a story of misery amongst the rubble. It is the compelling and moving story of two remarkable young women, the future of Palestine, who personify the struggle to maintain humanity, humor and hope, to find some degree of normality in the brutal abnormality that has been imposed on them. Mona is an 11 yr old girl of remarkable wisdom. Her family died under Israeli rockets. Fida Qishta, the filmmaker, is a 27 year old journalist. With her crew she has documented the lives of the people of Gaza. This is a Palestinian film, the first made by Palestinians.