This film follows a number of U.S. Veterans who spend time with Ahed Tamimi and experience the ruthless brutality Palestinians endure and the steadfastness of the Palestinians in the face of guns, tear gas, racism, and their refusal to be drawn into it. They continue to strive for non-violent resistance […]Read more about "Veterans for Peace in Palestine (2018)"
Christianity was born in Palestine two thousand years ago. From there it spread throughout the Middle East and to the rest of the world. Yet many are unaware Christians still live in the land.
For more than 60 years the Palestinians, Christians and Muslims, have suffered displacement, expulsion, wars, occupation and oppression.
The voices of Palestinian Christians have all too often been drowned out in the turmoil of events.
This is their story, in their voices, from the Nakba of 1948 until today […]Read more about "The Stones Cry Out (2018)"
This indie documentary highlights twenty-four moral voices within the American Jewish community speaking on behalf of justice for the indigenous Palestinian people. Directed and produced by Elika Rezaee and Marjorie Wright, this powerful, truthful, controversial documentary has been screened at festivals around the world. It has been recognized by the 2016 Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards Festival and given a certificate of merit as the best “Human Rights, War and Peace film in the category Documentary Feature” by the sixteen International Film Festivals […]Read more about "Jews Step Forward (2018)"
The film revolves around the tragic and remarkable story of Naila Ayesh, an active student organizer in Gaza in the 1980s.
When a nation-wide uprising breaks out in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Naila must make a choice between love, family, and freedom. Undaunted, she embraces all three, joining a clandestine network of women in a movement that forces the world to recognize the Palestinian right to self-determination for the first time […]Read more about "Naila and the Uprising (2018)"
It’s a matter of fairness and justice. How does the law help / hinder the pursuit of same? What are the legal avenues that might lead to justice and peace for both Palestinians and Israelis? How can domestic U.S. law help overcome the centuries of racism in North America? Two noted attorneys, each a compelling speaker, will be with us to explain this subject in accessible, layperson’s language. Of course they’ll address your questions […]Read more about "Justice in the U.S. and Palestine (2018)"
Constructing the Terrorist Threat offers a clear-headed assessment of terrorism that couldn’t be more timely and urgent given the politics of fear that now dominate our political landscape […]Read more about "Constructing the Terrorist Threat (2018)"
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The Mighty High & Dry’s song, “I Was Living Here”, points to the intersectionality of oppression (and subsequent activism) of three seemingly separate populations. The band’s Alan Murphy was inspired to begin writing the song when he heard stories of his church friends’ trip to Israel and Palestine with the Presbyterian Church (USA) […]Read more about "I was Living Here (2018)"