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Must see films at TPFF & Cinema Politica

Earlier this year, we launched a monthly film series to gather people together to ask whose borders are these? Why do they apply to some and not to others? Why are some people included and others excluded? After a successful Spring run, we are focusing this Fall on collaborating with exciting and progressive film festivals in Toronto. Today we are proud to announce that ..

No One Is Illegal - Toronto's Whose Borders? film series is collaborating with
Toronto Palestine Film Festival and Cinema Politica
to support their screenings of films focusing on migration, indigenous sovereignty and resistance.

October 5th and December 4th

(1) Friday, October 5th – Jackman Hall, AGO at 9:00 pm

Toronto Palestine Film Festival, together with the No One Is Illegal - Toronto and Amnesty International Reel Awareness Film Festival, will screen the North American premiere of the film Beyond the Walls on Friday, October 5, 2012 at Jackman Hall, AGO, at 9:00 pm.

Beyond the Walls
Ahmad Al Rahami | 2012 | 47 min | Film | Jordan
North American Premiere

Beyond the Walls is an artistic documentary that uses animation and interviews to bring to light the challenges faced by Palestinian political prisoners after their release from Israeli detention in the 1970s and 1980s.

Beyond the Walls will be screened with the short film, The Sons of Eilaboun by Hisham Zreiq. In this short film, the filmmaker retraces his family village’s tragic history during the Nakba.

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(2) Tuesday, December 4 - Bloor Cinema at 6:45pm

Cinema Politica together with No One Is Illegal - Toronto will screen the Toronto premiere of Swiss documentary VOL SPÉCIAL at Bloor Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West on Tuesday December 4th at 6:45pm.

Fernand Melgar | 2012 | 103 minutes | Switzerland
Toronto Premiere

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