The 6th Yaffa Festival - Contemporary Arab Culture

The 6th Yaffa Festival of Contemporary Arab Culture
A multicultural celebration of theatre, music, cinema, lectures and fashion show!
July 6-10, 2021 Tuesday – Saturday
The Yaffa Festival of Arab Contemporary Culture at Jaffa Theatre for the 6th year with the aim of exposing contemporary Arab culture unfamiliar to the Israeli public.
Artistic Committee: Rauda Sliman, Futna Jabber, Igal Ezraty, Hanna Vazana-Grunwald, Ravid Sevil, Consultant: Eli Grunfeld, Arabic Translations: Rauda Sliman, Producer: Ravid Sevil, Public Relations: Amalia Eyal, Elinor Glikman.
Ticket prices:
Performances at the Theatre Square, lectures and workshops. Free Registration in advance.
Theatre shows: 50 NIS
Films & Music performances- 30 NIS
Box Office: 03-5185563 or Website: www.jaffatheatre.org.il
Festival Program
Tuesday 6/7/21

18:00 – Film: “Personal Affairs:" by Maha Haj - 90 min. Arabic, Hebrew subtitles

19:30 – Theatre: “Sa’adun Al Majnun” (Crazy Sa’adun) – A spicy Egyptian comedy.

90 Min. Arabic Hebrew subtitles

21:15 - Music:  Hits with a Taste of YesteryearA Festive Opening at the Theatre Square Elias Attala & his Ensemble
Thursday 8/7/21

18:00 – Lecture “Protests Soundtrack” Naomi Aviad on the Arab Spring Protest songs 50 min. Hebrew

19:00 – Theatre: “HaRais” Musical Theatre inspired by an old Tunisian Legend. 50 min. Hebrew

20:00 – Lecture: “Samih Al Qasim,” on the famous poet and playwright with Dr. Hatam Baderna, accompanied by excerpts of performances. 55 Min. Hebrew

21:00 – Performance Art: “Raida Adon “My Soul & I” 17 min. non-verbal

              Dance – Seventy-three 5 min. work of Noor Algrably

21:30 – Film "The Dead of Jaffa"- by Ram Leovy. Actors Yussef Abu-Warda & Ruba Ballal-Asfour. Followed by a discussion with the artists. 97 min. Arabic, Hebrew & English subtitles.

Friday 9/7/21

16:00 – Discussion – Following a series “Homeland Lesson” A journey to the root of the Israeli Palestinian conflict, Modi Bar-On & Anat Zeltzer. Hebrew-Arabic

Saturday 10/7/21

11:00- Exhibition “Yaffo Through Eyes of Artists from Nazareth & the Galillee”

Festive Opening. Curators: Gaada Spadi, Mashbach Tatur

12:00 -15:00 – Workshops: Producer Futna Jabber.  Puppet Theatre, Patches & Straw Weaving, Sweets. From age 4 for all the family. Registration in Advance
Rola Masara - Patchwork Workshop
Asmahan Halal - Straw Weaving Workshop
Putna Jaber - Sweets Workshop
16:00 –Musical Lecture: Naila Labas on Palestinian Folklore songs
17:00 –Dance floor:  Yalla Let’s Dance! - Noor Grably: Dancing Debka with the audience.
17:30 – Film: “Mussolini’s Sister” by Juna Suleiman, 70 min. Arabic Hebrew subtitles.
19:00 –Event: “Confessions on Home:” Arabs & Jews talk about their fears and hopes.
20:00 –  fashion show from the Palestinian folklore producer Motty Reif and Futna Jabber
Participants:
Futna Jabber
Rauda Sliman
Galit Giat
Mira Awad
Ibtisam Mara'ana
Noam Elias Schuster
Eden Uliel
Fatme Hatib
Anwar Jour
Hagar and Elia Adi On Ezraty
Shira Grunwald
21:00 – Music: Karrar Ensemble with Galit Giat – Closing event from songs of Fairuz and original music.

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