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Supper and Film: Palestine is still the Issue

Supper and Film: Palestine is still the Issue

Sunday, April 29, 2012 - 9:30pm to Monday, April 30, 2012 - 12:30am
Palestinian children at play

Palestinian children at play.

Photo: AFSC

Middle Eastern Supper followed by the film “Palestine is still the Issue,” an award-winning documentary by British journalist John Pilger. Palestinians students, studying in Iowa, will offer personal commentary.

The first of a Four-Part Series Featuring Food, Film and Discussion. For more info, please contact AFSC Iowa Program Coordinator Kathleen McQuillen at KMcquillen@afsc.org or 515-274-4851, ext. 22.

Future events include:

Thursday, May 10; 7:00 – 8:30 pm     Steadfast Hope: The Palestinian Quest for a Just Peace - part 1

Themes for discussion: Two Narratives, Palestine in the Big Picture, Nonviolent Resistance

Palestinians students, studying in Iowa will offer personal commentary.

 

Thursday, May 24; 7:00 – 8:30 pm Steadfast Hope: The Palestinian Quest for a Just Peace - part 2

Themes for discussion: US Media, US Aid, Finding Hope

Palestinians students, studying in Iowa, will offer personal commentary.

 

Thursday, May 31; 6:00 – 8:30 pm Middle Eastern Supper followed by presentation:

Inside Palestine Today, the UN, and Where Do We Go From Here

John Dabeet, US coordinator for UN recognition of a Palestinian state and Professor of Economics at Muscatine Community College. More at http://tinyurl.com/7kazrgo and http://tinyurl.com/6wxqlmf

 

Location

Friends Meeting House
42nd and Grand Ave.
Des Moines , IA