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September 22-November 10

Finding Your Place in Peace & Justice More Than a Film Series.

Sundays 3-6pm Guilford College Bryan Jr. Auditorium (located in Frank Family Science Center).

This film series will confront pressing social issues through interactive activities, film, and by connecting with diverse community groups.

Schedule:

September 22: “The Day After Peace” is and a award-winning documentary film from Jeremy Gilley and follows his work establishing a globally observed day of ceasefire and non-violence. The theme for this day is “What is Peace? Is it Possible?”

October 6: “The Other Side of Immigration” is a film based on a National Science Foundation study of over 700 Mexican households. It asks why so many Mexicans have left home to work in the United States and what’s happened to the families and communities they’ve left behind. The theme for this day is “Human Rights & Needs.”

October 27: “Five Broken Cameras” is a deeply personal first-hand account of the non-violent resistance in Bil’in, a West Bank village threatened by encroaching Israeli settlements. The theme for this day is “Social Justice and identity.”

November 10: “The Interrupters” tells the moving and surprising stories of three Violence Interrupters who try to protect their Chicago from escalating youth violence. The theme for this day is “Meaningful Engaged Activism.”

Free refreshments will be provided.
For more information contact: Ellie Richard at 336-854-0633 and elliebhope@gmail.com

Sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee Area Office of the Carolinas

Co-Sponsors: Justice and Policy Studies Department at Guilford College, Reclaiming Democracy Faculty, Friendship Friends, new Garden Friends Meeting Place, First Friends Meeting Place, UNCG Department of Communication Studies, Ethics across the Curriculum program at Greensboro College, Friends Center at Guilford College, The Multicultural Education Department, Guilford College, Bonner Center for Community Service Learning, League of Women Voters of the Piedmont Triad

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