the teacher

4 and 5 March, 2024 (4 th screening sold out)

nspired by true events, this powerful West Bank-set drama centres on a grieving schoolteacher who is attempting to keep a student out of trouble whilst engaging in his own acts of political resistance.

British-Palestinian Farah Nabulsi – who won a BAFTA for her short film The Present – returns to the West Bank for her powerful debut feature, inspired by true events. Saleh Bakri (Wajib, The Blue Caftan) plays Basem, a teacher whose student Adam (Muhammad Abed El Rahman) becomes bent on revenge. Whilst trying to keep Adam out of trouble with the help of volunteer worker Lisa (Imogen Poots), Basem is also engaged in a dangerous act of resistance. Nabulsi paints a portrait of the complex situation in the West Bank, showing that there are no easy answers.

English and Arabic with English subtitles.

The screening on 4 March will be followed by a Q&A with Farah Nabulsi, Stanley Townsend and Paul Herzberg, hosted by the director of Reclaim the Frame, Melanie Iredale.

The screening on 5 March will begin with an intro with Farah Nabulsi and the director of Reclaim the Frame, Melanie Iredale.

GFT, 12 Rose Street, G3 6RB
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