The people featured in the five films include: a young Jewish American woman who discovers the injustices of life on the Occupied West Bank, a Palestinian father and his daughter who discover the power of nonviolence to protect their village, six Israeli secret service officers who reveal their misgivings with their “counterterrorism mission,” a family in Gaza who seeks a bone marrow transplant for their son, and an Israeli young man and a Palestinian young man who discover they were switched at birth.
The film series begins on October 28 and runs through December 5. It is sponsored by Western Carolinians for Peace and Justice in the Middle East. A schedule of showings appears below. A flyer is attached with descriptions of each film. It is also available at www.mepeacewnc.com. All showings with will be at 7:00 p.m.at the Black Mountain Library (105 N Dougherty St.) on Mondays and Brooks-Howell Home (266 Merrimon Ave.) in Asheville on Thursdays.
Life in Occupied Palestine (Oct. 28 in Black Mountain and Oct. 31 in Asheville)