Film Screening & Discussion: Infiltrators by Khaled Jarrar

Tue, May 22, 2018 7:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Alwan for the Arts presents:

Infiltrators | Khaled Jarrar

Feature Documentary | Palestine, Lebanon | 2012 | 70 minutes

In Arabic with English subtitles

View trailer.

Post-screening discussion with Director Khaled Jarrar

Doors open at 6:30 pm

Suggested contribution: $10 General Admission | $5 Students & Seniors

Infiltrators is a visceral and haunting “road movie” that chronicles the daily travails of Palestinians as they seek routes through, under, around, and over a bewildering matrix of barriers erected by Israel in the West Bank/Jerusalem area, including the 7-meter-high wall. Filmmaker Jarrar follows this high stakes “game” of cat and mouse with a handheld video camera.Jarrarʼs raw debut documentary was a standout success at the 2012 Dubai International Film Festival.

Film Awards

Muhr Arab Documentary Prize, Dubai International Film Festival

Special Jury Prize, Dubai International Film Festival

Best Director, FIPRESCI Documentary, International Critics’ Prize, Dubai International Film Festival

About the Filmmaker

Khaled Jarrar, born in Jenin, completed his studies in Interior Design at the Palestine Polytechnic University in 1996, and then entered the field of photography in 2004. In 2011, he graduated from the International Academy of Art – Palestine as a visual artist. His first exhibition took place in public spaces at the checkpoints of Huwarra and Qalandya in the West Bank and Jerusalem. Jarrar started making films and videos in 2008, among them Journey 110. He has participated in a number of international art events including Art Basel 41, Instant video, London Palestine Film Festival, the International Contemporary Art Fair “FIAC” in Paris, the Berlin Biennale 7 in 2012, and the Sharjah Biennial 11 in 2013.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Alwan for the Arts is supported, in part, by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the New York State Council of the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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