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“Budrus” film screening on March 16: Nonviolent resistance in Palestine

Peace and Conflict Studies at Swarthmore College is organizing a three-film series this semester based around the theme of Nonviolent Movements for Rights and Liberation. Our first film will be Budrus.

When: March 16, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.

Where: The Keith Room of the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility at Swarthmore College

This event is open to the public.

Popcorn and refreshments provided; Discussion to follow the screening

Maps and driving instructions are available

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Budrus follows a Palestinian leader who unites Fatah, Hamas and Israelis in an unarmed movement to save his village from destruction. Success eludes them until his 15-year-old daughter jumps into the fray.

Contact: Lee Smithey (LSmithe1) or Anna Everetts (AEveret1) 610-328-7750

Co-sponsored by Peace and Conflict Studies, Swarthmore College Library, Students for Peace and Justice in Palestine, Islamic Studies, History, Sociology and Anthropology, Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility

Coming soon…

March 30: The Singing Revolution

April 13: Iron Jawed Angels

At each event in the series, students from the course, “Peace Studies and Action,” will offer two brief tributes to influential peace activists and intellectuals who have passed away recently.


One response to ““Budrus” film screening on March 16: Nonviolent resistance in Palestine”

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    Lee Smithey

    Many thanks to all 35 people who attended the Budrus screening and participated in the discussion that followed. Special thanks to Prof. Minkin for facilitating that discussion.