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A range of programmes that capture the culture, history and society of Palestine.

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  • Gaza Surf Club

    Movie

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    Gaza – a strip of land with a population of 1.7 million citizens, wedged between Israel and Egypt and isolated from the outside world. 26 miles of coastline with a harbor that no longer services ships. Hardly anything gets into Gaza and even less gets out. The young gen...

  • The Present

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    On his wedding anniversary, Yusef and his young daughter set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift. Between soldiers, segregated roads and checkpoints, how easy would it be to go shopping?

  • The Furthest Mosque

    Following the Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) recommendation to journey to three mosques - (in Makkah, Madinah and Jerusalem), this film sets out in the company of British bass player Danny ‘Hamza’ Thompson to discover the reasons why the last of these three holds such an important place in the hearts ...

  • Made in Palestine - صنع في فلسطين

    Movie

    Spotlight on Hirbawi Textiles in the city of Hebron – the last remaining factory in Palestine that produces the traditional and iconic Palestinian scarf known as the Kuffiyeh.

  • Ismail

    Movie

    Inspired by a day in the life of Palestinian painter Ismail Shammout, Ismail tells the compelling story of a young man struggling to support his parents after their expulsion to a refugee camp in 1948 by the Israeli forces.

    Despite the wretched life and distressing conditions he holds to his dre...

  • Culture and Imperialism | Edward Said

    Edward Said, a Palestinan writer, academic and exile, talks about his book "Culture and Imperialism" and explains how the attitudes forged over the last 200 years continue to enforce the relationship between the west and the developing world.

    This programme originally aired in February 1993.

    Th...

  • This is Palestine

    Two elderly artists, Widad Kawar and Abdulhay Mossallam, who have memories of the Palestinian Nakba and have used their creativity to preserve their culture in different ways.

  • Wardi: The Tower

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    A young girl living in a Palestinian refugee camp learns about her family's history through stories told by three previous generations o...

  • Gaza, Stories of Hope

    Rawand, Mohammad Kullab, Ayman, Ibrahim and Rozana are five children in UNRWA’s ‘vulnerable’ category in Gaza who are making their way in life with positivity and courage against a terribly difficult backdrop.

  • Palestine, The Power of Positivity

    Three young Palestinian refugee women commit to their communities and reach levels of further study they’d never dreamed of - supported by the Shawna Christianson Clarke Foundation.

  • Ramadan in the Islamic World | Palestine

  • Al Nour Centre Gaza

    The 2014 conflict had a devastating effect of the lives of children in Gaza. Many of the children suffer from visual impairment as a result of this War.

    The Al Nour Centre, a school for the blind in Gaza, in partnership with UNWRA, gives hope to blind and partially sighted children giving the...

  • The Tree of Hope

    'The Tree of Hope' - Sculptor Mark Coreth is commissioned to make a bronze for the centre of Jerusalem’s Old City. The mission is to create something which symbolises the city and the pilgrims who come through it. He turns his mind to the influence of nature through the journey of swifts who nest...

  • Abdallah - Project Rozana

    A story, rarely covered in the news, of a network of Israelis who help transport Palestinian patients with chronic illnesses to receive treatment in Israeli hospitals