Al-Nakba – A lengthy documentary produced by Al-Jazeera, total running-time around 210 minutes. It charts the history of Zionism and the impact of ethnic cleansing on the Palestinians. Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bm7dMhE80dw Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYvimRnlTqE
World War One through Arab Eyes – A three-part documentary produced by Al-Jazeera about the First World War and its impact on the Middle East. Each programme lasts for around 45 minutes. The link for all three parts is HERE.
Clash of the Worlds: Britain and Palestine – A BBC documentary of 2007 traces the history of Britain’s involvement in Palestine from 1917 onwards. Part one is HERE. Part 2 is HERE. Part 3 is HERE. Part Four is HERE. Part Five is HERE. Part Six is HERE. Each part lasts about 9 minutes.
Israel- History and Facts – A hard-hitting 6-minute video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81SjwCXrNYE&feature=channel_video_title
Palestine: a story of colonialism and resistance (2023) – a short (5 minute) summary of intervention in Palestine from 1917 onwards. Produced by Makan, watch on youtube HERE.
100 Balfour Road (2017) – A fictional English family are evicted from their home with flashbacks to the Balfour declaration of 1917. Running time 11 minutes, watch it HERE.
Britain in Palestine 1917 to 1948 – documentary from the Balfour Project showing the contradictory promises made by Britain and the consequences during the British mandate. Running time 18 minutes, watch it HERE.
A short (3-minute) Al-Jazeera 2009 clip shows how in the Silwan area surrounding the Old City of East Jerusalem, Palestinians are being handed eviction notices on a daily basis. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xju2YaYdZ30&feature=channel The threat to Silwan remains: see THIS ARTICLE from July 2021
Gaza: The Killing Zone – A hard-hitting Dispatches programme made as long ago as 2007 about Gaza: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0aEo59c7zU
OCHA/UNRWA Gaza Film January 2009 – A powerful 6-minute clip filmed in the aftermath of the devastating 22 day long war in January 2009. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9R5vn1wsoAw
Gerald Kaufman MP speech (2009) in the Commons on Gaza: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMGuYjt6CP8
Remembering Rachel Corrie – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_uHb92qGp4&feature=related
Gaza – 60-minute warning (2021) – Aljazeera video inside Gaza towers shows residents and workers counting down to an Israeli missile attack while evacuating. Running time 45 minutes.Watch it HERE.
Gaza- No Right to Life – Guardian video 11th July 2009: With the lack of medical services in Gaza, critically ill patients must travel into Israel for treatment. Many are asked to collaborate with Israeli intelligence services before they receive aid. It has been alleged that if they refuse to become informers they are refused medical treatment. Inigo Gilmore reports: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/video/2009/jun/11/gaza-israel
Rise in birth defects after Israeli war alarms Gazans http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KVbvl5xgNk&feature=player_profilepage
Israel’s apartheid policies – June 2014 (94 minutes) – Jeff Halper, director of Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions,reports on Israel’s policy of denying nearly all Palestinians permits to build homes and then demolishing houses they build for not having permits:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pur66KXJ0X8. Over 24,000 Palestinian homes have been demolished since 1967: http://apjp.org/icahd-statistics-on-house-demo/
Defiendo mi tierra (Bil’in my love) – A 2006 documentary made by Shai Carmeli Pollak about the resistance of the people of Bil’in. The commentary and voice-overs are in Spanish. Running time 51 minutes: Watch HERE.
Palestine is Still the Issue – In 1977 the journalist John Pilger made a documentary. This 52-minute follow-up was made in 2015: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYF0td7Ykus.
I know I’m not alone – Musician Michael Franti explores the human cost of war (85 minutes): watch it HERE.
Nakba Day Rally held online by Palestine Solidarity Campaign on 15 May 2020. Running time 1 hour 45 minutes, watch it HERE.
Stopping annexation and ending occupation, an online meeting on 19 May 2020 held by CAABU (Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding) featuring Dr Hanan Ashrawi. Running time just over an hour, watch it HERE.
Palestinians in Israel: Between Dispossession and Discrimination, webinar hosted by Palestine Solidarity Campaign on 15 June 2020. Running time 1 hour 15 minutes, watch it HERE.
Israeli annexation – Precedents, Remifications and Resistance, webinar hosted by al-Shabaka on 16 June 2020. Running time 1 hour, watch it HERE.
Women Resist the Occupation, webinar hosted by Palestine Solidarity Campaign on 23 June 2020. Running time 71 minutes, watch it HERE.
And Still We Rise, online 2020 rally hosted by Palestine Solidarity Campaign. Running time 96 minutes, watch it HERE.
Britain’s Colonial Legacy in Palestine, webinar (72 minutes) hosted by Palestine Solidarity Campaign (26 August 2020), watch it HERE
House of Commons debate on Israeli annexation plans and settlements (24 September 2020) – watch it HERE, it begins at 15.14. The speech of Labour MP Stephen Kinnock was particularly effective, leading apparently to a ticking-off from his pro-Israel party leader.
From Balfour to Banksy – A documentary showing a wide range of views from occupied Palestine, with the aim to discover the long-term effects of the British Empire’s colonialist enterprises. “we question the actions of Israel on occupied Palestinian land and its discriminatory policies towards Palestinians in general.” Running time is 71 minutes, you can watch it all HERE
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT…
Virtual tours of Palestine – three short tours organised by PSC and the Palestine Institute for Public Diplomacy in January 2021, showing an overview HERE, Hebron and Jerusalem HERE and Jaffa and Gaza HERE. Each tour lasts about 75 minutes.
Briefing on East Jerusalem – The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Palestine hosted Palestinian poet Mohammed El-Kurd and solidarity activist Hagiy Ofran who described how Israelis are ethnically cleansing East Jerusalem. Watch it (40 MINUTES) HERE.
The case for one democratic state – Jeff Halper interviewed by Mark Seddon for Palestine Deep Dive (26 January 2021). Running time 1 hour, watch it HERE.
Military attacks on Palestinian homes – The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Palestine hosted speakers who described how the Israeli military attacks Palestinian homes on the West Bank. Watch (45 minutes) HERE
Palestinians in Britain – a 9-minute presentation by Akram Sal;hab and others was broadcast by Channel 4 and can be seen HERE.