Palestinian Short Film Nights – Auckland and Wellington

Show Me Shorts presents a night of Palestinian short films. Join us to celebrate the cinema of Palestine with this vibrant collection full of friendship, family, pets, sweets, and swimming pools!

There are seven short films by top Palestinian filmmakers:
  1. The Parrot by Darin J. Sallam & Amjad Al-Rasheed
  2. Salam by Claire Fowler
  3. A Drowning Man by Mahdi Fleifel
  4. Rupture by Yassmina Karajah
  5. The Crossing by Ameen Nayfeh
  6. Memory of a Fish by Yousef Salhi
  7. Bonboné by Rakan Mayasi

M Offensive language & sexual references.

These are informal and fun events, and all are welcome. All films screen in the Arabic language with English subtitles. Total run time is approx 101 minutes. No allocated seating, so first in best dressed. The bar will be open with food and drink available for purchase.


  • When: 7pm, Tuesday 9 July 2019
  • Where: The Kingslander, 470 New North Road, Auckland
  • Tickets: $15 (cash door sales only available if not sold out prior)
Buy Auckland tickets here



  • When: 7pm, Wednesday 10 July 2019
  • Where: The Third Eye, 30 Arthur St, Te Aro, Wellington
  • Tickets: $15 (cash door sales only available if not sold out prior)
Buy Wellington tickets here

Films provided by the Palestinian Film Festival in Australia. 

Kingslander screening supported and funded by the Albert Eden Local Board.