Scene from The Stones Cry Out

The Stones Cry Out (2018)

Christianity was born in Palestine two thousand years ago. From there it spread throughout the Middle East and to the rest of the world. Yet many are unaware Christians still live in the land.

For more than 60 years the Palestinians, Christians and Muslims, have suffered displacement, expulsion, wars, occupation and oppression.

The voices of Palestinian Christians have all too often been drowned out in the turmoil of events.

This is their story, in their voices, from the Nakba of 1948 until today […]

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Scene from Jews Step Forward

Jews Step Forward (2018)

This indie documentary highlights twenty-four moral voices within the American Jewish community speaking on behalf of justice for the indigenous Palestinian people. Directed and produced by Elika Rezaee and Marjorie Wright, this powerful, truthful, controversial documentary has been screened at festivals around the world. It has been recognized by the 2016 Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards Festival and given a certificate of merit as the best “Human Rights, War and Peace film in the category Documentary Feature” by the sixteen International Film Festivals […]

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Scene from Naila and the Uprising

Naila and the Uprising (2018)

The film revolves around the tragic and remarkable story of Naila Ayesh, an active student organizer in Gaza in the 1980s.

When a nation-wide uprising breaks out in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Naila must make a choice between love, family, and freedom. Undaunted, she embraces all three, joining a clandestine network of women in a movement that forces the world to recognize the Palestinian right to self-determination for the first time […]

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Noura Erakat and Danielle Ponder, speakers

Justice in the U.S. and Palestine (2018)

It’s a matter of fairness and justice. How does the law help / hinder the pursuit of same? What are the legal avenues that might lead to justice and peace for both Palestinians and Israelis? How can domestic U.S. law help overcome the centuries of racism in North America? Two noted attorneys, each a compelling speaker, will be with us to explain this subject in accessible, layperson’s language. Of course they’ll address your questions […]

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The Mighty High and Dry, group portrait

I was Living Here (2018)

The Mighty High & Dry’s song, “I Was Living Here”, points to the intersectionality of oppression (and subsequent activism) of three seemingly separate populations. The band’s Alan Murphy was inspired to begin writing the song when he heard stories of his church friends’ trip to Israel and Palestine with the Presbyterian Church (USA) […]

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