Skip to content

HCC to host Film series on the Middle East

September 24, 2010

The Grand Rapids-based group Healing Children of Conflict (HCC) will be hosting a film series beginning in October to raise awareness about the human cost of US policies in Iraq, Afghanistan and Palestine.

HCC works to provide medical assistance to children wounded from US military attacks in Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as US supported Israeli military attacks against Palestinians.

The film series will take place on both the Calvin College campus and the GVSU campus in Allendale.

Occupation 101 – an investigation into the historical roots of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.

October 6, 7pm at GVSU Lake Huron Hall 132, Allendale Campus

October 19, 7pm at Calvin College Bytwerk Theater

Rethink Afghanistan – An hour-long look at the US occupation of Afghanistan, both the political and human consequences.

October 20, 7pm at GVSU Lake Huron Hall 132, Allendale Campus

November 23, 7pm at Calvin College Bytwerk Theater

Inside Shock and Awe – A People’s War Crimes Tribunal that investigates US war crimes committed against the people of Iraq since the 2003 US military invasion.

November 17, 7pm at GVSU Lake Huron Hall 132, Allendale Campus

December 14, 7pm at Calvin College Bytwerk Theater

There will be discussion following each film screening along with additional resources on each of these three topics.

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: