Foragers at Palestine Museum & Cultural Centre
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"Foragers gives us a shocking viewing into the outlawing of Palestinian wild food gathering under the guise of Israeli eco-law. Essential documentary viewing as part of Bristol Palestine Film Festival, presented with traditional food demonstration and dinner."

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A event on Tomorrow. The event starts at 18:30.

Bristol Palestine Film Festival presents:
FORAGERS (+ Palestinian food demo and dinner)

Film details: Director: Jumana Manna | Genre: Documentary | Year: 2022 | Location: Palestine | Duration: 60 mins | Language: Arabic, Hebrew

Sunday 3rd December
6:30 - 7:45pm (then food until 9:00pm)
Palestine Museum & Cultural Centre, 27 Broad St, Bristol BS1 2HG
£14 (£11 concessions). Ticket includes a meal after the screening.

Foragers depicts the drama, joy and pleasures in collecting wild food in occupied Palestine. Shot in the Golan Heights, the Galilee, and Jerusalem, this documentary melds dramatised scenes, reportage and archival footage to portray the impact of Israeli nature protection laws on traditional Palestinian food customs. Following the plants from the wild to the kitchen, from chases with Israeli state forces to the courtroom, this documentary highlights the resilience of Palestinian food culture despite arcane restrictions.

Following the screening there will be a food demo + talk from Dr Sabrin Hasbun, and dinner provided.

At all events we will be selling festival merch, artwork and unique products designed by talented Palestinian creatives. This year all profits will go to Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP). In addition all donations received by BristolPFF, through HeadFirst or at screenings, will be passed directly to MAP.


Dr Sabrin Hasbun is an Italian-Palestinian writer, translator and academic. She obtained her PhD in creative writing and history at Bath Spa and Exeter Universities and currently lectures on creative writing at Cardiff Metropolitan University, specialising in writing for and by marginalised groups.

She has worked for a variety of institutions including the Holburne Museum in Bath, the Palestinian Embassy to the Holy See and the international journal Transnational Literature.

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