• TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 (map)
  • 305 King Street West
  • Toronto, ON, M5V 1J5
  • Canada

Open Bethlehem

September 24
Starting at 7:00 PM

90 min
Leila Sansour
2014 - Palestine, UAE, UK, US

Canadian Premiere

Armed with her camera and a dilapidated family car, Leila returns to her hometown to make a film about Bethlehem – the legendary town encircled by The Wall. Her life and film take an unexpected turn when her cousin persuades her to stay and start a campaign to save the city.

Q&A with director to follow. Moderated by Wanda Nanibush, assistant curator, Canadian and indigenous art, Art Gallery of Ontario.