[act-ma] Thurs, Jan 3: free screening: "Route 181" - part 2, Central]

pf soto pfsoto at mynas.com
Wed Jan 2 13:37:48 PST 2008


Showing Thursday, Jan 3, in Cambridge

/*Route 181 - Fragments Of A Journey In Palestine-Israel*/
Part 2, South

In the summer of 2002, Michel Khleifi and Eyal Sivan, a Palestinian and
an Israeli, travelled together from the south to the north of their
country of birth, traced their trajectory on a map and called it Route
181. This virtual line follows the borders outlined in UN Resolution 181
that was to partition3 Palestine into two states.

As they travel along this route, they encounter men and women, Israeli
and Palestinian, young and old, civilians and soldiers, filming them in
their everyday lives. Each of these characters has their own way of
evoking the frontiers that separate them from their neighbours:
concrete, barbed-wire, cynicism, humour, indifference, suspicion,
aggression...

Frontiers have been built on the hills and in the plains, on mountains
and in valleys but above all inside the minds and souls of these two
peoples and in the collective unconscious of both societies. With Route
181: Fragments of a Journey in Palestine-Israel, Michel Khleifi and Eyal
Sivan take us on a disorientating journey across this tiny territory
with vast ramifications.

*When/where*
7 pm
243 Broadway, Cambridge - corner of Broadway and Windsor, entrance on  
Windsor

Please join us for a stimulating night out; bring your friends! Free 
film, free refreshments, & free door prizes.
[donations are accepted]

Why should YOU care? It's your money that pays for the occupation & 
illegal Israeli settlements.

"People are scared in the U.S. to say 'wrong is wrong,' because the
pro-Israeli lobby [AIPAC] is powerful---very powerful. Well, so what?
For goodness sake, this is God's world. We live in a moral universe. The
Apartheid government was very powerful, but today it no longer exists."
~ *Desmond Tutu*






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