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[Wien][Frauen in Schwarz] 9.April: Filmabend „The wanted 18“

Bloged in Allgemein by friedi Mittwoch März 20, 2019

Filmabend im Amerlinghaus
Stiftgasse 8, 1070 Wien
Dienstag, 9. April 2019, 19 Uhr

  THE WANTED 18

A film by Amer Shomali and Paul Cowan
Palestinian-Canadian Animated Documentary
2015, Canada/Palestine/France
75 minutes, Arabic, English, Hebrew

“The incredible, thrilling real-life adventure of 18 bovine fugitives that led hundreds of Israeli troops and two helicopters on a wild-goose chase.”  Martin Tsai, Los Angeles Times.

The Wanted 18 is a 2014 Palestinian-Canadian animated documentary about the efforts of Palestinians in Beit Sahour, West Bank, to start a small local dairy industry during the First Intifada, hiding a herd of 18 dairy cows from Israeli security forces when the dairy collective was deemed a threat to Israel’s national security.  The film combines documentary interviews with those involved in the events, archival footage, drawings, black-and-white stop-motion animation as well as re-enactments, and was co-directed by Canadian filmmaker Paul Cowan and Palestinian visual artist and director Amer Shomali.

The film is framed as being told from the point of view of the cows – Rivka, Ruth, Lola and Goldie – who appear in humorous animated sequences.

The idea for the film began in Shomali’s boyhood, spent largely at a Syrian refugee camp where his main escape had been reading comic books, one of which dealt with the story of the Beit Sahour cows.

The Wanted 18 was the Palestinian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards but was not nominated.

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Empfehlenswerte Webseiten

www.gisha.org – Legal Centre for Freedom of Movement

www.pacbi.org – Palestinian Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel

www.imemc.org – International Middle East Media Centre

http://palsolidarity.org/ – International Solidarity Movement

www.ochaopt.org – Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

www.jewishvoiceforpeace.org – Jewish Voice for Peace

www.palestinemission.at – Die Vertretung des Staates Palästina in Österreich

www.btselem.org – The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories

www.kibush.co.il – Israeli Website mit Nachrichten und Kommentaren über die Besatzung

www.mondoweiss.net – Independent website about developments in Israel/Palestine & related US foreign policy

https://electronicintifada.net/ – Independent online news publication focusing on Palestine

www.dci-pal.org – Defence for Children International-Palestine Section

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