Flowers from the Rubble: Remembering Raed Fares – أزهار من تحت الأنقاض: في ذكرى رائد فارس

Flowers from the Rubble: Remembering Raed Fares At this year’s Oslo Freedom Forum, the Human Rights Foundation (HRF), in partnership with The Syria Campaign, SPACE, and Vega Scene, will feature an experiential exhibition in honor of Raed Fares, a Syrian pro-democracy activist, citizen journalist, and civil society leader who was …

Saladindagene – أيام صلاح الدين الدوليّة

Saladindagene أيام صلاح الدين الدوليّة The International Saladin Days Saladindagene Oscar Wilde, Antonio Gramsci, Anne Frank – noen av litteraturhistoriens mest markante stemmer har skrevet fra fengsel og fangenskap. De reflekterer over egen situasjon, over menneskets ondskap og over verden utenfor. Hvordan finner man et språk under og etter traumer, …

Still Recording

The award-winning documentary Still Recording by Saeed Al Batal and Ghiath Ayoub will be screened in Arabiske Filmdager 2019. On Saturday, March 23, Arabiske Filmdager, Norsk PEN and SPACE organize a panel discussion after the screening; for more details, please see the Facebook event. This film is an observation of …

Why Hope?

The Syrian Peace Action Centre (SPACE) has been working since early 2015 to diversify and enrich the discussion about Syria, primarily through giving space to many underrepresented Syrian voices, broadening the set of questions and topics normally associated with Syria and emphasizing the role of democratic actors among the Syrian …

Taste of Cement & Talk with Samer Frangie

As part of the HUMAN International Documentary Film Festival in Oslo, SPACE organized a screening of Ziad Kalthoum’s award-winning documentary Taste of Cement. The screening was followed by a talk and discussion with Samer Frangie, Assistant Professor in Political Studies at the American University of Beirut. In this short video, Frangine comments on how …

Aleppo’s Fall

Oslo Dokuemntarkino, Fenris Film, Stray Dog Productions, International Media Support (IMS) and  SPACE organized the Oslo premiere of Nizam Najjar’s documentary Aleppo’s Fall. The screening was followed by Q&A with the director Nizam Najjar moderated by Zeina Bali, and a conversation with Karam Nachar moderated by Rasmus Steen. Award-winning film-maker Waad al-Kateab participated …

Syria’s Disappeared: The Case Against Assad

SPACE, Oslo Dokumentarkino and FN-sambandet organized a screening of the documentary film Syria’s Disappeared: The Case Against Assad and a panel discussion about the prospects of prosecuting war crime committed in Syria in Norwegian courts. Norway and Germany are the only two European countries with “pure universal jurisdiction” over war …