Route 181 - Fragments of a Journey in Palestine-Israel
BELGIUM, FRANCE, UK, GERMANY/2003/Arabic, Hebrew/Color, B&W/Video/270min
Directors: Michel Khleifi, Eyal Sivan
A journey along the border that divides Palestine drawn by UN Resolution 181. The directors, Israeli Eyal Sivan and Palestinian Michel Khleifi acutely dissect various aspects of reality. A work that exposes current problems and gazes toward the future.
9.17(Sun) 12:30 @Polepole Higashinakano theater
9.29(Fri) 17:15 @Polepole Higashinakano theater
10.10(Tue) 13:30 @Athenee Francais Cultural Center
The Pot
SYRIA/2005/Arabic/Color, B&W/Video/12min
Director: Diana El Jeiroudi
until when...
PALESTINE, USA/2004/Arabic/Color, B&W/Video/76min
Director: Dahna Abourahme
The roles and images of mothers and wives desired by Syria’s Islamic society are portrayed through four married women. They reveal their feelings and realities challenging society from within in The Pot. Following four Palestinean families living in Dheisheh Refugee Camp, near Bethlehem, the camera looks straight into the now of their day to day lives, full of sorrow as well as happiness in until when….
9.17(Sun) 17:45 @Polepole Higashinakano theater
9.24(Sun) 16:50 @Polepole Higashinakano theater
9.28(Thu) 17:50 @Polepole Higashinakano theater
ISRAEL/2003/Hebrew, Arabic/Color/Video/85min
Director: Ruthie Shatz, Adi Barash
As Dudu and Nino, immigrant teenage prostitutes, course through the streets of downtown Tel Aviv’s Garden district, the camera painfully depicts their intimate friendship and hopes for the future.
9.17(Sun) 19:40 @Polepole Higashinakano theater
9.28(Thu) 16:00 @Polepole Higashinakano theater
10.19(Thu) 14:40 @Athenee Francais Cultural Center

Presented by Cinamatrix
Co-presented by Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival Organizing Committee, Athenee Francais Cultural Center, The Film School of Tokyo, Polepole Higashinakano

With support from the Agency for Cultural Affairs (Bunkacho)