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Healing Children of Conflict Film Series starts February 1

January 20, 2011

The local group Healing Children of Conflict (HCC) will be hosting its second film series beginning February 1 at Calvin College.

The focus of this film series is on the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. HCC is currently working on assisting children who have been wounded as a result of the Israeli military attacks on Palestine and the effects of the economic embargo.

The film series will take place in the Bytwerk Theater at Calvin College with all four films beginning at 7pm. This films series is free and open to the public. There will be discussions that will follow each of the films.

February 1: Occupation 101 – A thought-provoking documentary on the root causes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that dispels many of its misconceptions.

March 29: Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land – A striking comparison of media coverage of the crisis in the Middle East, zeroing in on how distortions in US coverage reinforce false perceptions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

April 19: Until When – An intimate portrait of a Palestinian family’s life in Dheisheh Refugee Camp, Bethlehem, during the second Intifada.

May 10: Little Town of Bethlehem – Three faiths, three men, and their ongoing struggle to sustain non-violent alternatives despite the sustain violence that has dehumanized all sides.

Here is a trailer for the first film Occupation 101:


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