Tuesday, Nov. 30, 7:00pm

Queer for Palestine – Online Streaming – Test


Queer shorts from Palestine and Lebanon by Roy Dib, Raafat Hattab, Jumana Manna, and Mohamed Soueid.

From intimate portrayal to experimental cinema, this program of queer shorts from Palestine and Lebanon examines the intersection of gender and sexual identity with the Palestinian liberation struggle.


This event is part of Queer Cinema for Palestine, a collectively-curated 10-day film festival celebrating global queer realities and standing in solidarity with Palestinians. The festival will open its virtual and physical doors from 11-20 November and host more than a dozen events across five continents, both online and in person.


Curated by Farah Atoui, Razan ElZein-AlSalah, and CP Associate Programmers Viviane Saglier and Muhammad ElKhairy.


For more information and links to the online screening, visit queercinemaforpalestine.org.
Nov. 15-Nov. 20, 2021
Includes pre-recorded discussion with filmmakers Roy Dib and Raafat Hattab.


Full festival film program: torontoqueerfilmfest.com/qcp
More info on festival: queercinemaforpalestine.org
In Collaboration with
  • Farah Atoui (Curator)
  • Razan ElZein-AlSalah (Curator)
  • Viviane Saglier (Curator, CP Associate Programmer)
  • Muhammad ElKhairy (Curator, CP Associate Programmer)


Mohamed Soueid  ·  1993  ·  41m
Mohamed Soueid  ·  1993  ·  41m

A documentary on the journey of a young Syrian trans woman, following her journey from soldier to cabaret dancer in an effort to raise funds for her sex-change operation.

Raafat Hattab  ·  2011  ·  6h55m
Raafat Hattab  ·  2011  ·  6h55m

The stories of Hattab and Yousra are woven together against the city of Jaffa, known as the "Bride of the Sea", to tell of a longing desire to belong to the Palestinian nation.


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