Masterclass with Kamal Aljafari

Sat Nov. 27, 2021 at 11:00 am
Spoutnik Cinema Genève
This masterclass is organized in collaboration with HEAD Cinéma Genève and will be hosted in English by the Swiss director and director of HEAD Cinéma, Nicolas Wadimoff .

An Unusual summer at DOC Buenos Aires 28.10.2021

The 10th edition of Olhar de Cinema – Brazil
FOCUS on Kamal Aljafari

Lar além do mar: o cinema de Kamal Aljafari


Eleger a distância perfeita

The Russian premiere of Kamal Aljafari's film Unusual Summer

September 30, 19:00

The MassArt department of Film and Video is pleased to welcome
Kamal Aljafari to the MassArt Ciné Culture Screening series

on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 7pm EST via Zoom.

PORT OF MEMORY streaming at e-flux September 1-30, 2021

An Unusual Summer at SAVVY Contemporary Berlin

“How to find meaning in dead time”


An Unusual Summer at InLaguna Film Festival Venice

August 29, at 20:15  at Cosmo on the Giudecca island Venice

OFF FESTIVAL - Meeting with the director Kamal Aljafari

The author will talk to the public on Monday, August 30, at 18:00 at Cosmo.

Kamal Aljafari’s short It’s a long way from Amphioxus at
Dazibao contemporary art center Montreal 
“Moving narratives : Images de Palestine” Exhibition 

From November 11, 2021 to January 15, 2022

Kamal Aljafari jury at the 74 Locarno Film Festival

Variety: ‘An Unusual Summer’ Director Kamal Aljafari on
Discovering the Lost Ghosts of Palestine (EXCLUSIVE)

By Ed Meza

في فقرة "أسطورة في صورة" نستضيف المخرج الفلسطيني كمال الجعفري، تزامناً مع مشاركة فيلمه "صيف غير عادي" في الدورة الثالثة لمهرجان "قابس سينما فن"
إعداد:ميشا خليل

Sicilia Queer Filmfest and

European Network for Cinema and Media Studies (NECS)

present a face-to-face meeting between director Kamal Aljafari and prof. Daniele Dottorini


Prima Nuova Lezione Siciliana (con Davide Oberto)18:00 - Cre.Zi. Plus Palermo

Kamal Aljafari, Palestina, una terra scomparsa

Incontro. Il cineasta Kamal Aljafari interviene sulle responsabilità del colonialismo europeo e sulla necessità di fare cinema per diventare visibili

International Film Festival Rotterdam 2021 

Harbour - echoing Rotterdam’s port city identity, IFFR’s newest programme offers a safe haven to the full range of contemporary cinema that the festival champions.

An Unusual Summer

29 May - 5 June 2021

The first part of the Sicily Queer filmfest ( from 3 to 6 June ) proposes an exceptional event for the New Sicilian Lessons section : the workshop with the Palestinian director Kamal Aljafari. The workshop will take place in Palermo, registrations are open until April 30th

The seminar activities will be accompanied by screenings and meetings - in dialogue with film critics and scholars - open to the public, which will culminate within the festival.


An Unusual Summer

May 22 , 9:00 am

—  10:30 am

This program will be followed by a Q&A moderated by Alia Ayman.


Filmparlato Magazine

An Unusual Summer (Kamal Aljafari)

Si esiste solo se si è visti

Giuseppe Gariazzo
27 March 2021

Kamal Aljafari will be a Jury at Visions du Réel
Burning Lights Competition 2021

Mizna Film Series 2021 

An Unusual Summer:
Filmmaker Discussion with Kamal Aljafari and Kareem Estefan

As part of our March film program, join Mizna and The Mosaic Rooms for a discussion
between filmmaker Kamal Aljafari and writer and critic Kareem Estefan. 
The filmmaker discussion will take place on Saturday 3/27 12 pm CST / 6 pm GMT.
An Unusual Summer is available to watch online between 25 and 28 March and in person 24 March (for MN audiences), 2021.

Essay by Lamia Abukhadra  

Life Must Be Disrupted In Order To Be Revealed:
The Recording As Record And The Hyper-Surveilled Entity Not Meant To Exist
In An Unusual Summer

This text is presented as part of the Mizna Film Series, a monthly selection which expands our regular film programming to include screenings, critical essays, filmmaker interviews, and discussions exploring revolutionary forms of cinema from the SWANA region and beyond.

Berlin Critics’ Week 2021  

Film Text: An Unusual Summer
Letters by Ra’anan Alexandrowicz and Kamal Aljafari