Friday 26 April, 7-8:30pm

A film screening of Emanuele Gerosa’s feature length documentary One More Jump.

The film follows the life of Jehad and Abdallah, two parkour athletes who grew up together in the Gaza Strip, but today are divided by their choices. They need to discover if there is a path that can lead to freedom for someone who, like them, was born in a prison.

The film made a journey to many international festivals and received numerous awards. Amongst others the “PRIX EUROPA for Best European TV Documentary” in 2020 and the “Étoiles de la Scam” from the Society of French Authors in 2021.

Jehad and Abdallah are two Palestinian athletes, brought up together in the Gaza Strip. In 2005 they founded the Gaza Parkour Team in order to offer the younger generations an alternative to the war. After managing to escape, today Abdallah lives in an abandoned house in Italy as a political refugee, he has no job and he can hardly manage to get by. Jehad is still trapped in the Strip, he takes care of his sick parents and leads the Team by himself, in the terrible political situation of Gaza.
They haven’t spoken to each other for years: Jehad has never forgiven Abdallah for leaving him behind. Despite his bad shape, as a desperate attempt to achieve his dream, Abdallah decides to take part in an international parkour competition. Jehad realizes he won’t be able to have any future in the Strip, he decides to apply for a Visa and try to change his destiny. Their friendship has been torn apart by their choices, yet their destinies are mirroring one into the other. Now more than ever, they need to find out if there is a way that can lead to freedom someone who, like them, was born in prison.

Emanuele Gerosa was born in 1975 in Rovereto, Italy; in 2001 he graduated in Contemporary History at the University of Bologna and in the same year he began working as a filmmaker. Very early he became interested in documentaries, directing his passion from studying history to telling the stories of ordinary people with a video camera.


Arrive from 6:30pm

Film begins at 7pm