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Where Olive Trees Weep

Hosted by Ashana Larsen



Jun 23, 4:00 PM EDT


3721 Midvale Ave

3721 Midvale Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19129


Free Screening

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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

The Fallser Club ( is a premier music venue in the East Falls section of Philadelphia. The Fallser Club’s mission is to create community and enable connection in a highly curated eclectic space intended to energize and inspire. Activism is built into our business model and we are dedicated to advancing equity and inclusion and creating a more sustainable community for all.


Wheelchair accessible

Alcohol for sale

Indoor Event

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