Emad Burnat’s NZ tour starts with standing ovations

28 Feb


Palestinian film-maker Emad Burnat addresses the Mangere event flanked by Kia Ora Gaza chair Roger Fowler and Lydia Sosene, chairperson of the Mangere-Otahuhu Local Board, who chaired the South Auckland meeting.

Emad Burnat’s film and talk was greeted with two standing ovations from the packed out audience at the Mangere Arts Centre – the first public event of his NZ tour.

NZ Palestine Solidarity Network & Kia Ora Gaza are co-hosting a string of events throughout the country, screening Emad’s award-winning documentary “5 Broken Cameras” which graphically portrays the harsh reality of life for Palestinians in his village in the West Bank. There will be a Q&A session with Emad after each screening.

See the side bar of this website for details of Emad Burnat’s main public events in Hamilton, Wellington, Dunedin & Christchurch. A unique opportunity – not to be missed.

4 Responses to “Emad Burnat’s NZ tour starts with standing ovations”

  1. Jess February 29, 2016 at 9:25 am #

    Is he coming to northland?

    • kiaoragaza March 10, 2016 at 3:29 pm #

      Sorry – he had limited time in NZ ..events in the four main cities only. He is now in Sydney.

  2. Simon Reeves February 29, 2016 at 2:38 pm #

    Thanks for that Roger. Is Emad Burnat scheduled to speak again in Auckland. You have done well to get him here – and successfully it seems!

    • kiaoragaza March 10, 2016 at 3:27 pm #

      No more Auckland events unfortunately – he is now in Sydney after touring NZ with his stunning movie.

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