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Where Olive Trees Weep

Hosted by Palestine Solidarity Group Forest Row



Jun 28, 7:00 PM BST


Forest Row Village Hall

Lewes Road, Forest Row, England, RH18 5ES


Free Screening

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About the event

The Palestine Solidarity Group of Forest Row presents where Olive Trees Weep - offering a window into the the struggles and resilience of the Palestinian people exploring themes of loss and trauma featuring Dr. Gabor Mate.

Doors Open 6.30

Film Starts 7pm

Sharing Circle post film 9-10pm


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

Freshfields Hall is also known as the Town Hall in Forest Row.Parking is available nearby outside Seasons and the Community Centre free of charge.Disabled Access.


Food for sale

Wheelchair accessible

Indoor Event


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