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When?
Aug 10, 2018 6:00 pm
Ends
Aug 10, 2018 11:00 pm
How much?
FREE
Venue
Christie Pits Park
Promoter
Toronto Palestine Film Festival
Address
750 Bloor St W, Toronto

TPFF 2018 Party in the Pits Outdoor Screening: Gaza Surf Club

TPFF's most popular summer event is back! Join us on August 10 under the stars at Christie Pits Park for a night of music, food and fun before we watch the critically-acclaimed Gaza Surf Club!

This year's Party in the Pits will feature a souk/market featuring local Palestinian artisans and food trucks for some delicious treats.

This event is free and open to the public (donations welcome). RSVP to our facebook page for more details about our vendors (and weather-related updates): https://www.facebook.com/events/1670965386344552/

ABOUT GAZA SURF CLUB
Trapped in "the world's largest open-air prison" and ruled by war, a new generation is drawn to the beaches. Sick of occupation and political gridlock, they find their own personal freedom in the waves of the Mediterranean - they are the surfers of Gaza. Ibrahim, 23, dreams of surfing in Hawaii with the pros, but can not get a visa to travel. Sabah’s father taught her to surf as a young girl, but as a teen surfing is off-limits. Abu Jay, 42, teaches his community how to ride waves and protect their hard-to-come by surfboards. The film is a portrait of people who dare to dream beyond the confines of their reality.

Watch the official trailer here: https://vimeo.com/185917266

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