Precious Life

Sunday 22 July – 2.00pm

2010  Israel  90 mins   Dir: Shlomi Eldar

With the help of a prominent Israeli journalist and an Israeli paediatrician, a Palestinian mother struggles to get treatment for her baby who will die unless he gets a bone marrow transplant. A highly charged film full of unexpected twists and turns, all 3 characters face their most profound biases as they inch towards a possible friendship in an impossible reality.

PRECIOUS LIFE post screening discussion

We are delighted to announce that Guardian columnist and features writer, Brigid Delaney, will lead an audience conversation after the screening of Precious Life on Sunday 22 July. Brigid has previously worked as a lawyer and journalist at the Sydney Morning Herald, the Telegraph (London), ninemsn and CNN. She is the author of two books: This Restless Life and Wild Things.

View trailer here


Shortlisted for Best Documentary, 2011 Oscars