Award Winning Documentary
Budrus: Film and Discussion
Saturday November 17, 2012 2 to 4 p.m.
Free, Donations Welcome
The Open Door Repertory Company
902 S. Ridgeland, Oak Park, Illinois
Special Jury Mention Tribecca Film Festival Winner/ Audience Award San Francisco Film Festival/ Official Selection Human Rights Watch International Film Festival
Budrus is a powerful documentary about a community organizer, Ayed Morrar, who unites local Palestinians along with Israeli supporters, in a movement to save his village of Budrus from devastation byIsrael’s Separation Barrier. Success eludes them until his 15 year old daughter, Iltezam, launches a women’s contingent which quickly moves to the front lines. Struggling side by side, father and daughter unleash an inspiring, yet little-known nonviolent movement that continues to this day against the Separation Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
2012-2013 Documentary Film and Discussion Series: Supporting Nonviolent Resistance to Human Rights Violations: Israel, Palestine, and the U.S.
The Committee for a Just Peace in Israel and Palestine’s community education and dialogue series provides a platform for perspectives not frequently covered in the mainstream media. Series events include films, lectures by distinguished authors, activists, scholars, and religious and political figures, and other forms of public outreach.
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