2013 Bristol Film Festival Screens ‘ To Shoot an Elephant’

2013 Bristol Film Festival Screens ‘ To Shoot an Elephant’

To Shoot an Elephant (Alberto Arce, Mohammad Rujailah, 2008, Spain, 112 mins) was filmed in the Gaza Strip during Operation Cast Lead,

{jcomments on} this film is an eye-witness account of the atrocities inflicted on the Palestinians by the Israelis with the complicity of the “international community”. Following the more recent war on Gaza throughout December 2012, this film provides a contemporary context to one of the biggest and ongoing injustices in modern history.

Bristol is showing the film at Easton Community Centre (on February 27, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Easton Community Centre is on Kilburn Street, Bristol,City of Bristol BS5 – UK.

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“To shoot an elephant” is an eye witness account from The Gaza Strip. December 27th, 2008, Operation Cast Lead. 21 days shooting elephants. Urgent, insomniac, dirty, shuddering images from the only foreigners who decided and managed to stay embedded inside Gaza strip ambulances, with Palestinian civilians

Anyone who lives or works in Easton can become a member of Easton Community Centre, and hire their rooms and all-weather pitch for community events at fantastic prices. In addition, ECC offers a half-price discount for the first two sessions for new groups to help them get started. The ECC’s aim is to provide an open space for the community to raise local issues to improve the area.

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