Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign
التضامن الإيرلندي الفلسطيني

Palestinian Cinema

Celebrate Palestinian Culture & Solidarity This November!

Every year the 29th November is celebrated as UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. This year, in the week leading up to it, the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign has organised a series of events focusing on traditional Palestinian culture and it’s role in resisting apartheid, occupation, and exile. We hope you will be able to make it along to some of all of these special events: At lunchtime on Tuesday 26th November we are hosting an exhibition and workshop focusing on the art of Palestinian embroidery, featuring an expert embroider from Gaza. It will take place in The … Continue reading

Israeli Apartheid Week 2019 (23 Feb – 6 March)

The 15th Annual Israeli Apartheid Week will take place in Ireland between 23rd February and 6th March 2019. IAW is an international series of events that seeks to raise awareness about Israel’s apartheid regime over the Palestinian people and build support for the growing Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. It now takes place in over 200 cities across the world, where events such as lectures, film screenings, direct action, cultural performances, postering, among many more help in grassroots organizing for effective solidarity with the Palestinian liberation struggle. Below you can find the events taking place in Ireland. Saturday 23rd … Continue reading

Christmas gifts from the IPSC online shop – Support our work for freedom, justice & equality!

Would you like to support the work of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign this Christmas? Then please think about buying some of your Christmas gifts from our online shop – from football jerseys to scarves and bracelets, to DVDs, great books and even Christmas cards, it’s all here. And remember the IPSC is a non-profit organisation, so any money made on sales goes back into funding our campaigns for freedom, justice and equality for the Palestinian people. Thanks so much and have a great holiday season! Please click here to go to the online shop

PalFest Ireland Festival: 8-16 July 2016

PalFest Ireland festival is back! PalFest Ireland is a lively, positive and culturally rich arts festival which includes music, theatre, spoken word and visual arts events to promote a cultural connection between Ireland and Palestine, and to raise awareness about the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality. There are so many great events taking place it’s hard to pick out highlights, but here are some events we at the IPSC think you should not miss: Fri 8 – PalFest Ireland Launch:  6.30pm, The O’Reilly Theatre, Belvedere College, Great Denmark Street, Dublin 1 Fri 8 – Palfest Waterford Launch & Gaza … Continue reading

Hugely successful cultural evening in Dublin marks international day of solidarity with the Palestinian people

To mark the annual UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People on Sunday 29th November 2015, the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC), The New Theatre and Connolly Books were proud and honoured to present a hugely successful Palestinian Culture Night in Dublin. The evening saw hundreds of people packing the two floors in the venue to experience an amazing evening of delicious food, magical music, moving poetry and sombre prose, culminating in a full house screening of ‘When I Saw You’, an award-winning drama film set in 1967, by Palestinian director Annemarie Jacir. The date also represented the 14th … Continue reading

Solidarity is Strength! A report from Israeli Apartheid Week 2015 in Ireland

Between 7th and 14th March 2015 the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign was proud to be a part of the 11th Israeli Apartheid Week, an annual international series of events including rallies, lectures, performances, films, multimedia displays and protest actions held in cities and campuses across the globe. This year saw over 200 cities taking part in 30 countries on all five continents. The aim of Israeli apartheid week is to raise awareness about Israel’s apartheid policies towards the Palestinians and to build support for the growing Palestinian-led campaign of Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel. Pulling off Israeli Apartheid Week … Continue reading

Two Palestinian films showing in Dublin cinemas in June

In great news for Palestinian cinema, two award winning Palestinian films are being screened in Dublin in early June. We’re excited that Palestinian cinema is finally getting some recognition here in Ireland. OMAR (2013, Hany Abu Assad) From 30th May to 11th June the award winning and Oscar nominated ‘Omar’ is showing in the Lighthouse Cinema, Smithfield, Dublin 8. See here for screening times and booking information. Omar tells the story of a sensitive young baker who is accustomed to dodging surveillance bullets when he daily crosses the separation wall to visit Nadia, his secret love. But occupied Palestine knows … Continue reading