Beyond the Frontlines
Resistance and Resilience in Palestine
Thursday, 25th October 2018 | 19:00 - 21:00
This is a 113 minute award winning documentary centred around the work and writings of Dr Samah Jabr, a Palestinian psychiatrist from Jerusalem. Dr Jabr will be in London to attend the screening and Q&A session, along with Alexandra Dols, the film’s director and producer. Find more information on the film by visiting: https://beyondthefrontlines.com
Dr. Samah Jabr is a Palestinian psychiatrist, psychotherapist and writer. Born in East-Jerusalem, Dr. Samah Jabr works in various cities of the West Bank. She is Chair of the Mental Health Unit at the Ministry of Health. As a clinician, she holds a private practice as well, and also works as a medical trainer and advisor for local and international NGOs.
Alexandra Dols is an author, director and producer. She cofounded Hybrid Pulse and within it, coproduced and directed several short and two feature documentaries, MOUDJAHIDATE (2008, 75’) and BEYOND THE FRONTLINES (2017, 113’).
Issues of power and image are a core component of her transdisciplinary work. In 2017, she co-published Dr. Samah Jabr’s first book, with French publishing house PMN Editions.
Tickets £1 online or £5 at the door