critical Israelis in the Netherlands

Film screenings


Disturbing the peace, Documentary film by Stephen Apkon & Andrew Young

Sunday 2 April 2017, 19:30, De Balie Amsterdam

Worldwide acclaimed documentary Disturbing the Peace, tells the story of the activist group Combatants for Peace. Since 2005 these Israelis and Palestinians strive for peace, together, side by side. Supported by archival footage filmmakers Stephen Apkon and Andrew Young tellread more ›


The Lab – film & discussion

Friday 16 September 2016, 20:00 CREA Amsterdam

The Lab (Yotam Feldman), followed by Q&A with attorney and activist Eitay Mack This film is an investigative documentary revealing how the Israeli military occupation in Palestine has become a business rather than a burden. Since 9/11, the Israeli armsread more ›

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Even Though My Land is Burning – Film & discussion

Sunday 28 February 2016, 20:00 Filmhuis Cavia

Screening & discussion with the filmmaker Dror Dayan. In the face of the daily violence and oppression of Israel’s occupation of Palestine, some Israelis and Palestinians still believe that resisting together can lead to a shared life in a just andread more ›


JAFFA, the orange’s clockwork – film & discussion

Tuesday 21 April 2015, 19:30 De Balie Amsterdam

Screening and Q&A with the filmmaker Eyal Sivan. Jaffa, the orange’s clockwork narrates the visual history of the famous citrus fruit originated from   Palestine and known worldwide for centuries as “Jaffa oranges”. The history of the orange is the historyread more ›


Smile, And The World Will Smile Back – film & discussion

19 November 2014 20:00, at the Children rights film festival in Leiden

Dutch premiere, Smile, And The World Will Smile Back, at the Children rights film festival in Leiden. By Ehab Tarabieh, Yoav Gross, Family al-Haddad Best short film award at the Milano Film Festival (2014), premiered in 2014 at the Berlinaleread more ›


The Lab – film & discussion

10 September 2014 20:00, De Balie Amsterdam

Documentary film about how Israel’s military occupation is a profitable business. This screening is the Dutch premiere and will include a Q&A with the filmmaker Yotam Feldman. It is, furthermore, part of the academic symposium Security on the Move, heldread more ›


The law in these parts – one film two discussions

26 March 2013, Movies that Matters, The Hague. 27 March 2013, De Balie Amsterdam

Discussion with: Prof. Orna Ben-Naftali, the Emile Zola Chair for Human Rights, the Haim Striks School of Law, Israel. Prof. John Dugard, professor of Public International Law and former Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory Moderator:read more ›


Solitary confinement

29 may 2012, De Balie Amsterdam

Bound, Blindfolded and Convicted Screening and discussion hosted by Dieuwertje Blok about Palestinian children in Israeli detention and the use of solitary confinement Harry van Bommel, foreign affairs spokesperson for the Socialist Party in the Dutch parliament, will talk about hisread more ›


Life in fragments – ‘video Activism’ from the Israeli occupation

12 June – 14 June 2009, De Balie Amsterdam

Israel has been occupying the West Bank and Gaza Strip for 42 years now. As a result, some 5 million Palestinians are deprived of their basic human rights Their movement is severely restricted; they often don’t have access to cleanread more ›


Living with walls – a series of films and discussions

5 November – 17 December 2008, Gemak The Hague

In June 2002, the state of Israel decided to erect a wall around itself, calling it a “separation barrier”. The official purpose the state gave for building this barrier was to separate Israel from the West Bank in order toread more ›