Arna's Children

Thursday 9 June at 8pm

Tickets: £3 (£2)

1 hour 30 minutes plus a discussion


Certificate: 12A

Arna’s Children is part of neat11 and takes place at New Art Exchange.

Yussef committed a suicide attack in 2001. Ashraf was killed by the Israeli army in 2002. Alla led a group of resistance fighters to his death in 2003. Juliano Mer Khamis documented them as promising child actors in a theatre group he founded with his mother Arna.

In this moving documentary, he returns to Jenin Refugee Camp in 2002, to see what happened to the children he knew and loved.

Following the film there will be an informal discussion about the work the Freedom Theatre does with, and for, the children and young people living in Jenin Refugee Camp, in the north of the occupied Palestinian Territories.

Part of neat11 (Nottingham European Arts and Theatre Festival 2011)

Please call the Box Office on 0115 941 9419 to book tickets

In memory of Juliano Mer Khamis who was murdered on 4 April 2011 outside the Freedom Theatre in the West Bank City of Jenin. All proceeds from this screening will go to the Freedom Theatre, Jenin.

Dates & Times

Arna's Children - Thu 9 Jun 8:00pm Thu 9 Jun 8:00pm £3 (£2)


One of the most human films you’ll ever see regardless of your political views.

Audience Comment

Arna’s Children offers a rare and poignant window into the lives and deaths of a lost generation of Palestinians.

The Washington Post


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