The First Intifada and the Struggle for Palestinian Freedom in Art and Documentary
Birmingham School of Art: Margaret Street
'The First Intifada and the Struggle for Palestinian Freedom in Art and Documentary'
Palestinian Film maker Saed Andoni at Birmingham School of Art, Tuesday 3 October 2017, 3-6pm
Saed Andoni is a Palestinian film producer specialising in documentary. His latest film “The Wanted 18” is an animated documentary about the first Palestinian uprising in 1987.
Saed runs the film production department at Dar Alkalima University College in Bethlehem which awards diploma degrees in Documentary production and a Bachelor degree in Film Production.
Saed also runs production projects with students producing short films every year.
Join us at the School of Art on Tuesday 3 October at 3pm to watch and then discuss Saed's film and the issues it raises to do with Palestinian struggle and its representation in art and documentary film.
Th film showing will be followed by a panel discussion chaired by Professor Jonathan Harris, Head of Birmingham School of Art. The panel will include Professor Anthony Downey, specialist in contemporary art in the Middle East, Birmingham School of Art and Dr Hiu Man Chan, Research Fellow in Film, Birmingham School of Art.
Saed Andoni is ready to discuss with BCU art and film students any projects they are working on either in their pre-production or post-production phase.