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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Screening of film "My Neighbourhood"

Description:
A screening of Just Visions Peabody Award-winning film, MY NEIGHBOURHOOD Directed by Julia Bacha and Rebekah Wingert-Jabi followed by a discussion with Just Vision's Suhad Babaa The Film My Neighbourhood chronicles the story of Mohammed El Kurd, a Palestinian teenager whose family is forced to share a section of their East Jerusalem home with Israeli settlers. When Israeli activists arrive in his neighborhood to join residents in protests against the settlements, Mohammed comes of age in the midst of unrelenting tension with his neighbors and unexpected cooperation with Israeli allies in his backyard. The Speaker Suhad Babaa is the Director of Programming at Just Vision, an organization dedicated to increasing media coverage and support for Palestinian and Israeli civilians working to end the occupation and the conflict through unarmed means. {Will appear in FYI on Nov 19, 2013
Start Time:
3:30 PM
End Time:
4:45 PM
Room:
1117
Common Location Name:
Susquahanna
Web Address:
israelstudies.umd.edu/myneighbourhood.html
Other Contact Information:
Samantha Levine Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies +1 301 405 9413 levines@umd.edu www.israelstudies.umd.edu


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