We speak with Johan Galtung, known as a founder of the field of peace and conflict studies. He’s spent the past half-century pursuing nonviolent conflict resolution in international relations. Galtung discusses the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Mideast talks, why President Obama is losing his base, and much more.
Come view a photography exhibit by Skip Schiel who is a frequent visitor to Gaza and who focuses in on the occupation through his camera's lense. Alongside of the exhibit, Skip will give a photographic presentation on the theme of "Hope and Hopelessness: How Do the Residents of Gaza Survive Psychologically?" We will also be honoring two local activists during this luncheon.
GAZA'S WINTER, produced by Najwa Najjar, comprises 12 short films about Gaza and Operation Cast Lead. GAZA-STROPHE, The Day After, by Samir Abdallah & Kheredine Mabrouk. Films will be followed by discussion panel:Paul Larudee, Nadeen Elshorafa, Jess Ghannam, Michel Shehadeh.
Trillion, directed by Sergio Rico, is a powerful film about a very large number. It will inspire you as well as inform you about the kind of world we live in today. On behalf of the Quaker youth program in Old Chatham, New York, we want you to know, that's all.
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