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Where Olive Trees Weep

Hosted by Nard: Litteratur och Konstverkstad på Arabiska.



Jun 27, 6:00 PM CEST



21 Linnégatan, Olivedal, Västra Götalands län, 413 04


Free Screening

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About the event

Vi välkomnar er att vara med på den första visningen i Sverige av dokumentären Where Olive Trees Weep.

En dokumentär om Palestinska folket kamp och motståndskraft under israeliska ockupation-

Mingel och diskussion kommer att äga rum efter visning av filmen. Diskussionen leds av

Pernilla Myrne forskare och docent vid Göteborgsuniversitet

Feras Hammami Assistant Professor vid Göteborgsuniversitet

Vi bjuder på fika och Palestine Cola

Nard: Litteratur och Konstverkstad på Arabiska & Kultur som motsånd

Event Participants

Pernilla Myrne

Forskare och docent vid GU

Feras Hammami

Docent i kulturvård vid GU

About the film

Where Olive Trees Weep offers a searing window into the struggles and resilience of the Palestinian people under Israeli occupation. It explores themes of loss, trauma, and the quest for justice.We follow, among others, Palestinian journalist and therapist Ashira Darwish, grassroots activist Ahed Tamimi, and Israeli journalist Amira Hass. We witness Dr. Gabor Maté offering trauma-healing work for a group of women who have been tortured in Israeli prisons. Ancient landscapes bear deep scars, having witnessed the brutal reality of ancestral land confiscation, expulsions, imprisonment, home demolitions, water deprivation, and denial of basic human rights. Yet, through the veil of oppression, we catch a glimpse of resilience—deep roots that have carried the Palestinian people through decades of darkness and shattered lives.This emotional journey bares the humanity of the oppressed while grappling with the question: what makes the oppressor so ruthlessly blind to its own cruelty?




1h 44m




Zaya Benazzo, Maurizio Benazzo


Zaya Benazzo, Maurizio Benazzo, Finley MacNeil

Executive Producer

Ashira Darwish


Caroline Campbell, Maral Quttieneh, Nickoloz Kachibaia, Yasen Stoev

About the space

Hagabion is a cinema in Gothenburg, Sweden. It is run on a non-profit basis by the association Folkets Bio Göteborg. Free snacks and soft drinks will be offered


Wheelchair accessible

Indoor Event


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