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A Valentine’s Day cinema night of three films that explore Palestinian experiences of both family and romantic love under conditions of occupation and dispossession.  They are witness to Palestinian endurance under extreme adversity.

BONBONE Rakan Mayasi (Palestine, Lebanon) | 2016 | 15 mins

A Palestinian couple resort to an unusual way to conceive as the husband is detained in an Israeli jail.

CONDOM LEAD Mohammed and Ahmed Abou Nassar (Palestine) | 2103 | 15 mins

Right when we need the healing power of intimacy the most, does love become a dream? 

GAZA CALLING dir Nahed Awwad (Palestine, Switzerland, UAE) | 2012 | 64 min

Two families torn apart. They share the same “crime”: being registered with a Gaza address on their Identity Cards.


MAC’s reopening cinema programme has been generously supported by BFI FAN Covid-19 Resilience fund from the National Lottery, through the BFI Film Audience Fund.

Fancy a meal or drinks before your film? Pre-book a table at our new café and restaurant KILN here. Food & drinks served 9am-8pm. Duration includes trailers and adverts. Please note that we do not admit latecomers after the main feature has started and we have a limited food & drink policy. See more information about Relaxed Screenings here.

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