Peoples Republic Of Cork

Gaza (12a)

Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St.

Wed 11 Sep - Thu 17 Sep 2020 (event has already taken place)2019-09-11 17:00:00
€10 / €7.50

91 mins – Ireland / Palestine 2019 – Subtitles – Documentary
Dir: Garry Keane and Andrew McConnell

It’s hard to imagine anybody living a normal life in the Gaza Strip. Frequently labelled as the world’s largest open-air prison, it makes an appearance on news reports every time a confrontation erupts between Israel and Hamas. From TV sets thousands of miles away, this tiny piece of land has been reduced to an image of violence, chaos and destruction.
So what do the people do when they’re not under siege?
The Gaza which is seldom seen is ordinary, everyday Gaza, a coastal strip which measures just twenty-five miles by six and which is home to an eclectic mix of almost two million people.
Gaza cannot be understood in a purely political context or by analysing tragic sound bites during conflict. It can only be understood by immersion, by living amongst its people and by recognizing and exploring its rich social diversity and cultural subtleties.

Gaza will introduce the audience to the surprising and the unexpected, the unfamiliar stories that

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