RESISTANCE RECIPES screening in Oban, 3 May 2016, 6:30pm

Dear All

Oban Phoenix Cinema and Oban Concern for Palestine present:

RESISTANCE RECIPES *)

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(in cooperation with Camcorder Guerrillas and the Radical Film Network)

Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 6:30–7pm
Admission by donation at the door.

Followed by a shared Palestine-themed meal at a nearby venue – please bring a dish!

For more information, please contact:
dutymanager AT obanphoenix.com • 01631 562 905
Oban Phoenix Cinemahttp://www.obanphoenix.com
140 George Street, Oban, Argyll, PA34 5NX
and/or
M. Powell-Joss • obanconcern4palestine AT gmail.com • 07747 300 062
www.obanconcern4palestine.wordpress.com www.facebook.com/obanconcern4palestine

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*) Directed by Dáša Raimanová, Ala Qandil, Yazeed Abu Khadair (2012), Resistance Recipes is an important documentary film about Palestinian farmers and food producers.

“Cuisine has long been a meeting ground for passion and politics in the case of Palestine. Resistance Recipes is a doc composed of several stories examining culinary and agricultural projects inspired by resistance. Personal and political insights accompany an account of independent eco-farming, a look at women’s farming and marketing cooperative, and discussion of a buy-local initiative. [vimeo.com]

“This insightful documentary explores the cuisine and agriculture of the West Bank and provides a platform for audiences to hear from Palestinians who are using traditional skills and sustainable farming techniques to produce organic home-grown food. The documentary explores the politics of food, illuminates struggles around access to land and water, and explores how communities are coming together in order to avoid dependence upon produce from encroaching Israeli settlements. [Camcorder Guerillas/Radical Film Network]

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(Produced by Association NOMADA 2012, the film project was co-financed by the Polish development cooperation programme 2012 of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland. The documentary was officially selected by the LONDON PALESTINE FILM FESTIVAL, BRISTOL PALESTINE FILM FESTIVAL, TORONTO PALESTINE FILM FESTIVAL and SHEFFIELD DOC VIDEOTHEQUE.)

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As Glasgow hosts the Radical Film Network Festival from 30 April–2 May 2016,
RESISTANCE RECIPES will be screened throughout the UK. The Camcorder Guerrillas are co-ordinating this national event as part of the Radical Film Network Festival and Unconference, Glasgow, 30 April–2 May 2016.

The event will involve individuals, Palestinian support groups, Food groups, Community cinemas, Artist collectives, Community centres, Cafés and Screening groups,
from the Outer Hebrides in Scotland to Brighton in the South of England. The aim of this UK-wide event is to generate support, solidarity and awareness about the devastating issues facing Palestinian farmers and food producers in the Middle East conflict.
It will also provide an opportunity to build a network of groups and organisations keen to use film as a tool to develop awareness and grow community cohesion around important social justice issues.

• Read more about the 2016 RFN Festival & Unconference here:
http://www.radicalfilmnetwork.com/glasgow-29-april-2-may-2016.html)

• Read more about the Camcorder Guerrillas here:
https://camcorderguerillas.wordpress.com

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Oban Concern for Palestine always appreciate donations to defray costs:
RBS Oban Branch • s/c 83-26-04 • acct no 0071 4446

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About Oban Concern for Palestine

. . . supporting people in Palestine and Israel who oppose the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. Oban Concern for Palestine are a group of Argyll residents who share an interest in Palestine, a friendship with its people and a deep concern for their welfare. And, for the sake of Israel, we want to encourage the government of Israel to comply with international law. Oban Concern for Palestine believe that the oppression of the Palestinian people is a grave wrong, that the government of Israel is in violation of international law, and that we have a duty to speak up and do what we can to bring it to an end. We welcome new members and supporters. For more information, please contact obanconcern4palestine AT gmail DOT com • +44 7747 300 062 • Oban Concern for Palestine, c/o Stronchriach, Rowan Road, Oban, Argyll, PA34 5TY, UK
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