Zoom Event no. 1: Refugee Week 2020
Wednesday. 1st July 2020 | 18:00 - 19:30
The event for Refugee Week 2020, is part of the exhibition "Cry, the beloved country" by Gil Mualem Doron that was launched online in April and will be showing at P21 Gallery in September 2020.
The event included a presentation of photography and film projects on the subject of Palestinian refugees and a conversation with the Palestinian historian Dr Salman Abu Sitta, the artist Dr Gil Mualem-Doron, Eitan Bronstein Aparicio the founder of the NGO Zochrot and De-Colonizer and the curator Ghazaleh Zogheib. The event will include the presentation of the photography project "Present Absentees" about Palestinian internal refugees in Israel which won the third prize in the Long Exposure category in Local Testimony / World Press Photo 2020 and screening of the film To Gaza and Back Home - by Eitan Bronstein Aparicio and De-Colonizer.
The film documents the story of the destroyed Palestinian village of al-Ma’in, the Israeli settlement that was built on top of it, the story of the village's refugees and the reaction of the Israeli settlers when they faced the place's history when it was presented to them in an exhibition in one of the buildings that survived the destruction.