Six Pillars Broadcast: London Palestine Film Festival
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Six Pillars Broadcast: London Palestine Film Festival

The London Palestine Film Festival (LPFF) returns after a two year haitus, with diverse, rare and popular shorts, features and documentaries, working to connect audiences with international filmmakers focusing on Palestine-related issues. Joining the likes of Bella Freud and Eyal Weizman for the festival are this week’s Six Pillars’ guests (bios below): Mai Masri with … Continue reading

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Subversion – Monday 9th April Episode

Fiction, popular culture and parody. ‘Subversion‘, Cornerhouse Gallery Manchester’s current show curated by Omar Kholeif, rethinks modern Arab identity. The show skirts cutting edge, with Palestinian artists Tarzan and Arab producing films such as Gazawood, and satire’s such Larissa Sansour‘s version of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, with a new, Middle Eastern central role … Continue reading

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Six Pillars to Persia Monday 1st August – Sohrab

Today’s show 13.30, repeated Sunday 20.30  looks at the work of a sound artist Sohrab.While we’d been communicating for over two years preparing for a collaboration, the release of a new remix album ‘You Are Not Alone ll’ and his current appeal against deportation from Germany to Iran make this just the right time. Please … Continue reading

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Women Without Men – Zanan-e Bedun-e Mardan

Film still: one of the characters momentarily flies, launching herself from the rooftop. How do you explain the interior workings of such a complex and beautiful thing as a woman? It’s a task that is never straightforward if the story being told is to have any integrity. Add to that the complexities of Iranian society … Continue reading