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Docu: ¡Yallah! ¡Yallah! @Pakhuis de Zwijger

Pakhuis de Zwijger screens the documentary ¡Yallah! ¡Yallah!, about seven people who try to overcome the difficulties in present-day Palestine while playing football.

As the Israeli occupation of Palestine continues, the slogan 'Existence is resistance' remains a necessary one today. The film focuses on the story of seven Palestinians who are connected to the world of football. Through their daily lives the audience gets to know in detail their bond with the sport, their activities and the problems they have to face as their daily lives are constantly affected by Israel’s subjugation of Palestine. However, these individuals still manage to survive and endure all sorts of problems with dignity in order to enjoy one of their biggest passions: football.

Speakers in the program
- Cristiano Pirovano | Filmmaker, photographer and director ¡Yallah! ¡Yallah!
- Dina Zbeidy | PhD onderzoeker en Antropologe aan de University of Amsterdam / Universiteit van Amsterdam
- Awni Farhat | Blogger, human rights and community activist & founder the Gaza Freedom Skaters team.

The moderator of this event is Fouad Lakbir

This night you can also sponsor an olive tree through Plant een Olijfboom. These trees support Palestinian farmers to stay on their land and resist the occupation.

¡Yallah! ¡Yallah! | Pakhuis de Zwijger, Piet Heinkade 179, Amsterdam | Vr 6 sept 20:00 - 22:00 | Free admission | Reserve your spot here: