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Return to Palestine comes to Europe

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Return to Palestine was originally produced in 2016 as part of the project ‘Interactive theatre as a tool for social change’ implemented by The Freedom Theatre in partnership with Ashtar for Theatre Production and Training.

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Theatre Festival & Forum on Cultural Resistance

Jenin Refugee Camp, Occupied Palestine April 4-9, 2016

The Freedom Theatre's unique take on artistic expression as a form of resistance to oppression has gathered interest around the world. The theatre is frequently invited to international workshops and conferences to share its experiences and methods.

During April 4-9, there is an exceptional opportunity to explore the concept of cultural resistance in Palestine, with The Freedom Theatre's team present and with the addition of prominent Palestinian and international scholars, artists and activists.

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A Skate Play in Palestine

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We’re excited to announce the joint production of a skate play in Palestine with Eyes Up Here Productions LLC from the US and The Freedom Theatre.

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The Freedom Jatha – now touring India!

The Freedom Theatre's joint production with Jana Natya Manch, Hamesha Samida (Forever Steadfast) is the highlight of the Freedom Jatha project. The Freedom Jatha team is now in the midst of a tour that will be visiting eleven cities in India, performing over 30 times. The play is the outcome of the first theatrical collaboration between India and Palestine, and has already sparked many conversations about theatre, resistance and freedom.

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Summer at The Freedom Theatre 2018!

Jenin, August 2018

Greetings from Jenin Refugee Camp! After a busy summer camp,  we want to share an update on the activities over the last months and tell you more about our future plans.

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The Siege tours the West Bank: April 4-17

April 2002. Spring in Bethlehem. A group of Palestinian freedom fighters seek sanctuary in the Church of the Nativity, one of the world’s holiest sites, as the Israeli army closes in. Along with the fighters are some 200 priests, nuns and civilians. The siege lasts for 39 days, paralyzing the centre of Bethlehem. While the world is watching, the fighters are faced with the question of whether to struggle to the end or to surrender.

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West Bank tour of 'Jinan' starts this week!

The Freedom Theatre presents once more

JINAN

based on world famous Swedish children's book Pippi Longstocking

The Freedom Theatre, Jenin refugee camp, July 28th-30th Al Kasaba Theatre, Ramallah, August 1st Municipality Theatre, Jericho, August 2nd

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Power/Poison

Three young brothers are home alone. Their father has left and promised to return but after some time the boys begin to wonder if he is ever coming back. The brothers are faced with a series of problems that they need to solve in order to survive and to bring some stability to their lives. What will they eat? Who will be in charge?

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Spring time at The Freedom Theatre!

News and updates from The Freedom Theatre, Jenin refugee camp.

Greetings from Jenin Refugee Camp! After a lively festival week, which you will read more about in this newsletter, we want to share an update on the last months, as well as give you a look into our future plans.

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Zakaria Zubeidi freed from all charges

At a court hearing today, March 5th in Ramallah, Zakaria Zubeidi was acquitted of all charges in regards to the shooting at the house of the former Governor of Jenin, Kadura Musa, in May 2012. Zubeidi, who has repeatedly affirmed his innocence in relation to the allegations leveled against him, expressed his relief and gratitude towards the people who have stood by him throughout this ordeal.

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'And Here I Am' by Ahmed Tobasi

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'Celebrates the subversive nature of theatre'

Based on the actor Ahmed Tobasi’s personal coming of age story, 'And Here I Am' is an epic voyage of identity and self discovery. Tobasi is a former student and graduate of The Freedom Theatre school and was born in Jenin refugee camp.

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Freedom Theatre Introducing: New Theatre School class

A group of 18 students have just finished the first of an eight-week integration period of The Freedom Theatre’s three-year educational program in acting. The students have come from all over the West Bank to embark upon a journey that will undoubtedly be both life-changing and challenging, bringing them into the world of theatre and drama.

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Cultural Resistance Festival of Palestinian Theatre

April 4-7, 2018 - The Freedom Theatre, Jenin refugee camp

“My dream is that The Freedom Theatre will be the major force, cooperating with others in generating cultural resistance, carrying on it’s shoulders universal values of freedom and justice.” Juliano Mer Khamis

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