The Toronto Palestine Film Festival (TPFF) was conceived in 2008 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Al-Nakba. It is a volunteer-run, non-profit organization dedicated to bringing Palestinian cinema, music, cuisine and art to Toronto area audiences. Now, because of COVID, it has gone on-line, making a wide variety of interesting films available to people outside the GTA. Read more…
COVID has had a terrible negative impact on societies around the world – public health, loss of income, stress, even political uncertainty.
But as some organizations struggle to face the COVID constraints, they find new opportunities.
The Toronto Palestine Film Festival (TPFF) is one of them.
“Originally created as a way to bring Palestinian culture to the attention of a Toronto audience, by going on line, the TPFF is now easily available to audiences across Canada (and around the world, too),” notes Dania Majid, responsible for programming and media relations.
However, the films and special events are only available at specific times, so you have to find the event, buy a ticket and then watch it on your own computer or TV screen.
The film line up
For more information on each film or event, ticket prices and how to buy them go to: tpff.how to attend.
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