Proudly Palestinian

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

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  • 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 ...

  • Ismail

    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.

    Awards
    Best Arab short film - Alexandria Film Festival | Egypt | 2014
    Be...

  • 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...

  • The Tower

    WARNING: This animation is not suitable for young children.

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

  • 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.

  • 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