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Film: “Five Broken Cameras” (Oscar nominated)

 

Since 2005, citizens of Bil’in have held weekly demonstrations against the building of the Israeli separation wall through the community’s agricultural lands and the encroachment of illegal settlements.  The demonstrators are joined by Israeli and international peace activists, and have maintained a commitment to non-violent methods of resistance in spite of armed, military opposition that has resulted in many injuries and some deaths. These demonstrations are the subject of this documentary film, made by Emad Burnat, whose brother, Iyad Burnat, will give a talk, Non-Violent Popular Resistance in Palestine, 7:30 PM, Tuesday, January 29, at the same location.

 

See the trailer here.

 

Sponsored by: Charles M. Jones Peace and Justice Committee of the Community Church of Chapel Hill Unitarian Universalist, Coalition for Peace with Justice, Jews for a Just Peace, and Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East.

 

For more information, please contact Margaret Misch at 919-942-2535 or at msmisch@gmail.com.

When
Sat Jan 12, 2013 12am – 1am GMT (no daylight saving)
Where
Community Church of Chapel Hill Unitarian Universalist 106 Purefoy Road (corner of Mason Farm road), Chapel Hill (map)