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POSTPONED Film on Occupied Palestine, Seattle
March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The March 27 showing has been postponed.
Fridays Feb 28, March 27, April 24, and May 15, 7-9 pm, at Bloedel Hall at Saint Mark’s Cathedral, 1245 10th Ave E, Seattle; Saint Mark’s Mideast Focus Ministry Presents: Coping With Occupation, A selection of films to entertain, educate, move, and inspire! Each screening includes presentations by guest speakers with personal experience of the subjects. Opening reception: Feb 28, 6:15 pm.
Feb 28, Tel Aviv on Fire (catered reception at 6:15 p.m.). This comedy highlights the awful absurdity of the Occupation—and proves it’s possible to find humor in the midst of cultural conflict. (Opening reception at 6:15 p.m.) Guest speaker: Playwright Ed Mast
March 27, Gaza Fights for Freedom. Filmed during the height of a six-week campaign of protests near the Gaza-Israeli border in 2018, this film details Israeli military war crimes that are supported by our own country.Guest speaker: Former Congressman Brian Baird
April 24, Imprisoning a Generation. This documentary film following the stories of four young Palestinians who have been detained and survive imprisonment under the Israeli military and political systems. Also included will be a short film by Farah Nabulsi titled Today, They Took My Son. Guest speaker: Author and physician Alice Rothchild
May 15, The Lobby – U.S.A. This film is distilled from four documentary films by Al Jazeera. It is essential viewing if you want to understand why the United States gives uncritical support to Israel’s occupation of Palestine. With a short film by Farah Nabulsi, titled Oceans of Injustice. Guest speaker: Attorney John McKay