Cinematic Dialogs | Episode 8 – Dima Hamdan & Saeed Taji Farouky on Palestine Film Institute

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“Just showing the symbolism- the physical infrastructure of occupation- also does not make a political film. There are many I can think of, that I find still very superficial even though they do directly deal with the occupation. There’s a danger of making films that are extremely individual, and they present the occupation as an individual obstacle, rather than a product of colonialism, a product of occupation, a product of genocide.” (min. 44:25)

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VIDEO || The Al-Aqsa Intifada: 20 Years Later by Within Our Lifetime

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Monday, September 28th marked the 20th anniversary of the start of the Al-Aqsa Intifada (Second Intifada), which lasted from September 2000 – February 2005. Throughout the Intifada, at least 5,000 Palestinians were martyred, from youth protesting against the suffocating occupation, to freedom fighters who took up arms to resist israeli genocide and ethnic cleansing. Through archival footage, we look back on the Al-Aqsa Intifada and its ongoing legacy to this day.

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In the scholarly world we call these movements settler colonialism. We distinguish between them and colonialism, because the settler colonialists are intent on destroying and eliminating the natives. And I think that’s what happened in Palestine.

… It is this story, of Palestinian dispossession, ethnic cleansing, and an ongoing process of what Pappe has termed “incremental genocide”, which for genuine activists, zionism represents. [47:15]

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