Screening of Zahrat Al-Madain on 21 October 2018 at Institut Français Chateaubriand Jerusalem – 21 October 2018
Screening of Zahrat Al-Madain (The Flower of all Cities) by Ali Siam, 1969 (7min) Cinematography: Hani Jawharieh.
The harmonious picture of civil life in Jerusalem is disturbed by the Israeli army in 1967. Set to the soundtrack “The Flowers of all Cities”, a famous song by Fairouz, the film retains contemporary relevance.
Panel discussion on the representation of Jerusalem in the history of Palestinian cinema. With Nahed Habiballah (Professor, Arab American University, Palestine) and Jerusalemite
filmmakers Mahasen Nasser-Eldin, Ihab Jadallah and Enas I. al-Muthaffar.