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Screening of the film "Concrete, Steel & Paint"

Sunday, September 11, 2011 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Mural Art as a Catalyst for Social Change -Tony Heriza (AFSC director Educational Outreach) will show his documentary Concrete, Steel and Paint, which explores the way that mural painting provided a space for prisoners and victims of violence to come together for healing in a Philadelphia prison. Says a participant in the process, "There's something about creating beauty that reaches people and that in the end gives us hope that things can change..."  Winner of the Best Short Documentary award at the Peace on Earth Film Festival.

"Bullied" flyer, Feb. 14, 2011

Flyer for Feb 14, 2011 film showing.

A Small Act

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 6:00pm

Chris Mburu, UN Human Rights Lawyer

Chris Mburu

Chris Mburu, Harvard gruaduate and creator of the Hilde Back Foundation, which honors his benefactor.

“A Small Act”

Presented By American Friends Service Committee

HBO’s A Small Act—an extraordinary film that reveals just how powerful a gesture of kindness and generosity can be, and that an education is perhaps the  most generous gift of all.

Chris Mburu, UN Human Rights Lawyer

Chris Mburu

Chris Mburu, Harvard gruaduate and creator of the Hilde Back Foundation, which honors his benefactor.

Film about Bernice Reagon Johnson, founder of Sweet Honey in the Rock

Monday, December 13, 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

founder of the Freedom Singers and Sweet Honey & The Rock

Peace with Justice Monthly Film Series
Free    Everyone Welcome!

What Would Jesus Buy? Film showing

Thursday, December 2, 2010 - 7:00pm

 The Shopocalypse is upon us … Who will be $aved? 

The next film in the “Examining Modern Life” series, sponsored by the AFSC, follows Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping Gospel Choir as they go on a cross-country mission to save Christmas from the Shopocalypse: the end of mankind from consumerism, over-consumption and the fires of eternal debt!

Storyology films

Storyology Participants, Charlotte, NC

Storyology Participants, Charlotte, NC, October 2010

To watch Storyology films click here!

FULL SIGNAL-film screening

Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 2:00pm

Full Signal  (61 min.)   a documentary film directed by Talal Jabari  (2009-10)
Cellular technology--cellphones, cell towers, wi-fi, etc.---has been proliferating across the globe and spreading like wildfire. More than half the world’s population owns a cell phone, wi-fi is cropping up everywhere, and nearly everyone lives within the range of a cell tower. Yet, nobody truly knows to what extent this technology is having an impact on the human population.

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