on Thursday, August 08, 2019, The Press House- Palestine in partnership with REFORM Foundation, concluded a training course entitled "Short Film-making" within the activities of the project “Fostering Social Inclusion and Gender Equality within Palestinian Society tackling gender stereotypes”, funded by the Italian GVC Foundation." in cooperation and coordination with the University College of Applied Sciences - Gaza, where the course had targeted 18 participants.
The 5-day training course, which was held from 04 to 08 August 2019, was lectured by the Palestinian trainer and director Alaa Al Al-Aloul.
During the training days, Al-Aloul sheds light on how to make short films, screenwriting, photography and lighting, editing and production.
The training included a set of examples and practical applications that were clarified and worked on to enable the trainees to make short films. As two films were filmed and edited on issues related to the challenges faced by women in the Palestinian society.
It’s worth noting that this project aims at challenging discriminatory and exclusionary practices and behaviors that contribute to promoting gender inequality by providing safe spaces for marginalized groups, especially youth and women, to discuss gender-based societal issues, and to improve the exchange of experience among the various components of Palestinian society to promote the social inclusion.