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TODAY AT #TPFFTEN marks the launch of our Visit Palestine Exhibition to share the culture, cuisine, and tourism of Palestine! There's still some room for POP Palestine Cuisine working, moderator by @palestineonaplate very own Joudie Kalla! Please visit our visit tpff.ca to pre-register. We're almost at capacity!
Guess who's hereee! @triojoubran are in the house! And they're preparing an amazing show for you tonight! We can't wait!!
DAY 4 IS HERE and we've planned quite the amazing program for you! In addition to remarkable films, today features TRIO JOUBRAN at 8:00 PM, PalFest x TPFF: Hala Alyan & Leila Abdelrazaq, and the launch of Visit Palestine Exhibition!! We're at capacity at most events, please buy your tickets while you still can! Tickets: http://www.tpff.ca/tickets-2017/ 11:00 AM Waiting For Giraffes (Canadian Premiere). Paired with the short film Ayny - My Second Eye 1:10 PM Stitching Palestine - خيوط السرد (North American Premiere). Paired with the short film 'In the Land of Oranges' 5:15 PM Gaza Surf Club. Paired with the short film 'Tawfiq's Reef'
DAY 3 IS HERE! #Fridays at TPFF are always filled with groundbreaking films. Check out these remarkable films today directed by amazing women! Tickets for these films are selling fast! Get yours today. TICKETS LINK IN BIO. - 5:30 PM Ouroboros (by Basma AlSharif - Experimental Film). Q&A with director to follow. - 7:30 PM Personal Affairs by Maha Haj. Paired with the short film A Drowning Man - 9:45 PM بَر بَحَر - In Between by Maysaloun Hamoud. Paired with the short film Ocean. ONGOING: TPFF Art Shows: Leila Abdelrazaq & Basma Alsharif (free to attend) on the 3rd and 4th floor at TIFF Bell Lightbox. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- #Toronto #Films #FilmLovers #Palestine #PalestinianFilms #Women #WomenDirectors #Arabs #MiddleEast
OPENING NIGHT IS HERE! We're so thrilled to be opening this year with GHOST HUNTING by Raed Andoni, 6:45 PM at TIFF Bell Lightbox. Followed by Ryuichi Hirokawa: HUMAN Battlefield at 9:30 PM! Be sure to also check out TPFF Art Shows: Leila Abdelrazaq & Basma Alsharif ongoing during festival hours (Free-to-attend). Few tickets left! TICKETS LINK IN BIO ---------------------------------------------------- #toronto #torontolife #filmlovers #films #palestine #middleeast #arabs #TPFFTEN
What a start for #TPFFTEN. It's a full house for Joe Sacco's book signing and Artist Talk with @leila Abdel Razeq. A big thank you to our amazing audience for your continued interest and support. We can't wait to share our complete program with you this week! Much love from Palestine, TPFF Team
EXPLORE THE PAST AT #TPFFTEN: Sept 20-24! We're proud to present our program exploring Palestine's past. Skip the line and buy your tickets today at tpff.ca! This collection of groundbreaking films explores: 1. Those on a mission to find Palestine's lost cinema archives: Off Frame (Sept 24, 5:15 PM). Q&A with producer to follow. 2. Those who create a visual archive of a lost village through memories:EMWAS..Restoring Memories (Sept 24, 2:30 PM). Q&A with director to follow 3.Those on a mission to locate and return Palestine's archive: LOOTED & HIDDEN (Sept 24, 2:30 PM) 4. Those who captured historic photos: Ryuichi Hirokawa (Sept 21, 9:30 PM) -------------------------------#toronto #films #archives #filmlovers #torontolife #palestine #arab #archivers
This Saturday! @palfest at TPFF features an exciting author talk with Hala Alyan, award-winning poet and author of Salt Houses and Leila Abdelrazaq, graphic novelist of Baddawi. BOOK SIGNINGS TO FOLLOW! Don't miss out on this rare opportunity to see these amazing changemakers at PalFest x TPFF! Tickets are selling fast! Be sure to get yours at tpff.ca A big thank you to our friends at @anotherstorybookshop @savac_ @torontocomics for co-presenting this event with us!
#TPFFTEN STARTS TODAY! Join us today at @ocaduniversity for an #Artist Talk with the world-renowned JOE SACCO. 7:00 PM Book signing and reception (OCAD University, Room 284) 8:30 PM Joe Sacco artist talk with Leila Abdelrazaq (Auditorium) Free admission - no advance tickets or registration is required Joe Sacco is one of the leading illustrator/authors in this field with a long list of awards for his publications. Sacco inserts himself into his witness narratives creating both dynamic and reflexive reportings from many contemporary war zones and occupation sites such as Bosnia (The Fixer) and Palestine (Footnotes in Gaza, Palestine). The importance of his work has been compared to Maus. Books will be on sale courtesy of @anotherstorybookshop. Thanks to @torontocomics for copresenting this event with us!
We have the most thought-provoking films at #TPFFTEN: Sept 20-24! Full program details and tickets ➡️ tpff.ca Here are 5 films you need to see this week: 1. Off Frame aka Revolution Until Victory: Sept 24, 5:15 PM 2. In the Last Days of the City: Sept 24, 12:00 PM 3. EMWAS..Restoring Memories: Sept 24, 2:30 PM 4. In Between: Sept 22, 9:45 PM 5. Ryuichi Hirokawa: HUMAN Battlefield: Sept 21: 9:30 PM Don't forget the Art Creates Change: Joe Sacco tomorrow at OCAD University, Palestine Festival of Literature at TPFF on Saturday and Sahtain! Palestinian Brunch, and the gem of #TPFFTEN is TPFF Concert: Trio Joubran X Youssef Hbeich on Saturday night!
We're excited to bring back Gaza Surf Club to #TPFFTEN as one of our #NextGenFilms! Trapped in "the world's largest open-air prison" and ruled by war, a new generation is drawn to the beaches. Sick of #occupation and political gridlock, they find their own personal freedom in the waves of the Mediterranean - they are the surfers of #Gaza. The film is a portrait of people who dare to dream beyond the confines of their reality. Buy your tickets today at ➡️ tpff.ca A big thank you to @sjp_ryerson and @regentparkfilm for co-presenting this amazing documentary with us!
Spotlight on: Stitching Palestine! Resilient, determined and articulate women from disparate walks of life stitch together the story of their homeland, their dispossession, and their unwavering determination that justice will prevail. This amazing documentary will screen at #TPFFTEN on Sept 23, 1:00 PM. The film is followed by a FREE embroidery workshop by @tiraaz. For more information about the film and workshop, please visit our website tpff.ca A big thank you much to our friends at @syff.ca and @femaleeye for co-presenting this film with us!
'Waiting for Giraffes' follows Dr. Sami’s quest for international recognition that will help him secure a giraffe for the Qalqilya zoo. A work visit to the zoo in Jerusalem triggers Dr. Sami drive and determination to push for the necessary improvements to Palestine's zoo. Everything in Palestine is related to politics, even something as innocent as a zoo.. You can watch Waiting for Giraffes at TPFF this weekend on Sept 23, 11:00 AM! Buy tickets➡️ www.tpff.ca/tickets-2017/ Thank you so much to Beit Zatoun and European Union Film Festival for co-presenting this wonderful film with us!
We're thrilled to feature #GhostHunting as our Opening Night Film at #TPFFTEN on Sept 21, 6:45 PM. Director Raed Andoni placed a newspaper advertisement in Ramallah. He is looking for former inmates of the Moskobiya interrogation centre in #Jerusalem. Using techniques that are reminiscent of the so-called 'theatre of the oppressed' they work together to dramatize their real-life experiences. Don't miss out on this groundbreaking film! Get your tickets on ➡️ tpff.ca
#LeTrioJoubran and Palestinian poet/icon #MahmoudDarwish collaborated regularly over their careers including their most memorable performance "In the Shade of Words" in 2008 - one of Darwish's last. This partnership was captured beautifully in the animated poem "The Dice Player". Concert excerpts (check it out on YouTube) On September 23rd TPFF Concert: Trio Joubran ft. Youssef Hbeich will honour Darwish with Trio Joubran's exquisite music and Darwish's everlasting words. Do not miss this "unforgettable" performance! Get your tickets today before they sell out. Link in bio!
Egypt had Oum Kulthoum. Lebanon has Fayrouz. Palestine now has LE TRIO JOUBRAN. Three brothers, three ouds. Samir, Wissam and Adnan. Do not miss this rare opportunity to see them live on September 23rd, as part of the special programming at #TPFFTEN. Only 9 days left, tickets start at only $35! TICKETS LINK IN BIO. Since 2002, their reputation has grown - from the Olympia in Paris to Carnegie Hall in New York to the United Nations, they have played to sold-out crowds. Accompanied on stage by compatriot and percussionist Youssef Hbeisch, their compositions leave room for their exceptional improvisational talent.
Friends! We're 1 week away from #TPFFTEN! Here's a snapshot of this year's #groundbreaking films. We have some exciting announcements coming up. Stay tuned! Be sure to get your tickets ASAP as some films are already selling out! Tickets ➡️http://www.tpff.ca/tickets-2017/ #ShareWidely #Toronto #Film #filmlovers #Palestine #ArabFilms
@tiff_net season is upon us! Missed last year's TIFF films? We brought 3 films back to TPFF this year! Check out the groundbreaking OFF FRAME, IN BETWEEN, and GAZA SURF CLUB. Tickets ➡️ http://www.tpff.ca/tickets-2017/
You'll find all the inspiration at #TPFFTEN 🌟🌟! It's not only #groundbreaking films; experience the Art, Music, and Cuisine at TPFF. Be sure to save all these dates and #sharwidely with your friends and family. Some events are already selling out! Don't miss out and buy your tickets today. Tickets 👉🏼 http://www.tpff.ca/tickets-2017/ Sept 20: Art Creates Change: Joe Sacco Sept 21-24: TPFF Art Shows: Leila Abdelrazaq & Basma Alsharif Sept 23: Palestine Festival of Literature at TPFF Sept 23: TPFF Concert: Trio Joubran ft. Youssef Hbeich ( Tickets Link in BIO) Sept 23-24: TPFF Presents: Visit Palestine Sept 24: Sahtain! Palestinian Brunch Special Events Guide: http://us16.campaign-archive2.com/?u=82bad0e8d200ec8aa7fa15a0b&id=46246c405d TPFFTEN full program: http://www.tpff.ca/program-2017/ #SpecialEvents #FilmFestival #Food #Art #Music #triojoubraninthe6ix #Literature #VisitPalestine #WithLoveFromPalestine #the6ix #Toronto #Palestine #Films #specialprogramming #visitpalestine
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