Palestine Under Siege screening at NSW Parliament

Arts, culture & social functions
Gadigal Country/Sydney


6:00pm Tuesday 18 June


NSW State Parliament Theatrette
Macquarie St
Sydney NSW


Hosted by the NSW Parliamentary Friends of Palestine, the international award winning film, Palestine Under Siege followed by a Q&A with the participants and filmmakers.

Palestine Under Siege follows 3 Australians Peter Slezak, Rand Darwish and Lee Rhiannon as they investigate the assertion that Israel is a settler colonial apartheid society.

The film features Al Nakba survivors, settler evictions in East Jerusalem, the Hebron Human Rights defenders who as they try to survive settler incursions are documenting the brutality of the Israeli occupation. Interviews occur with Salman Abu Sitta, a respected Palestinian researcher, author and Al Nakba survivor, Jeff Halper, director of the Israeli Committee Against Home Demolitions, Hanan Ashrawi, a Palestinian politician, activist and winner of the 2003 Sydney Peace Prize and Fayrouz Sharquawi from Grassroots Al Quds in East Jerusalem.

Upon returning to Australia the three throw themselves into the Palestine solidarity movement that sprang up in Sydney after October 7.

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