Past event

Film screening of the short film 'The Present' followed by a Q&A/discussion BAFTA-winning filmmaker Farah Nabulsi

The Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies together with the Department of Film Studies presents Farah Nabulsi – Filmmaker & Human Rights Advocate.

Farah Nabulsi is an Oscar Nominated and BAFTA Award Winning Palestinian British filmmaker and human rights advocate. She has written, directed and produced short fiction films exploring topics that matter to her. Farah has spoken and screened her work internationally at film festivals, universities and at the United Nations. Her most recent film,

The Present, underscores the importance of freedom of movement as a basic human right for Palestinians. The Present received over 30 Audience and Jury Awards at top tier international film festivals, a BAFTA Award for Best British Short Film and an Oscar nomination for Best Live Action Short. It was licensed internationally including to Canal+ and Netflix Worldwide.

Farah uses the power of storytelling, her social media and online platform to share the Palestinian experience with Western audiences. Her novel approach has been endorsed by Noam Chomsky, Hanan Ashrawi, John Pilger, Ken Loach and others.

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