Palestine, Sport, & the Olympics

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Palestinian Olympic team Rio 2016

This summer has seen the sporting spectacle of the Olympic Games. Palestine sent it’s biggest team ever to Rio 2016, competing in both the Olympics and Paralympics. Palestine was also represented in the Olympic equestrian event for the first time.

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Palestinian womens national football team

Join us for an evening of short films exploring the many & varied facets of Palestinian sport.  We’ll look at the history of Palestine at the Olympics as well as Palestinians competing in sports including football, fencing, athletics & parkour.

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20th Oct 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, behind Central Library, Manchester, M2 5NS