[act-ma] EL MURO :: Thursday November 17, 7:00 pm + other films this week

Salma salmamilia at gmail.com
Mon Nov 14 18:10:14 PST 2011


*Time fixes for screenings. Apologies.*


In collaboration with the Boston Palestine Film Festival
*El Muro <#133a35510ddefc36_133a3540761e4128_133a352b381c9ab3_muro>*
*Israel Vs. Israel <#133a35510ddefc36_133a3540761e4128_133a352b381c9ab3_vs>*
*Roadmap to Apartheid<#133a35510ddefc36_133a3540761e4128_133a352b381c9ab3_rta>
* (sneak peak preview screening)

   EL MURO

*By Greg Rainoff*

*2010 | Documentary | 85 mins  US - Mexico

*

*Harvard Kennedy School Palestine Caucus and Latino Hispanic Caucus
*

Thursday November 17, 7:00 pm

Harvard University, LITTAUER Building  L332  -
directions<http://www.economics.harvard.edu/about/directions>

 *Q/A with Gabriel Camacho American Service Committee (AFSC) follows
screenings.*

*"The governments of Israel and USA are working together to build walls of
Apartheid, walls of division, walls of death ..." quote from the film. *

"Besides the superficial similarities between Palestine and Mexico, we need
to uncover the structural patterns of oppression that are common in every
struggle for self-determination and national liberation movement against
colonization and occupation."  Two Walls One Struggle - Gabriel Camacho
American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)

*El Muro* shows the human and environmental consequences of the border
fence between Tijuana and San Diego. Along the way it visits the reasons
for the fence with local and global perspectives on its effectiveness.
Migrants, deportees, minutemen, coyotes, environmentalists, writers, and
academics all lend their experience and perspective in terms of human
rights, democracy, NAFTA, globalization, and the destruction of the Tijuana
estuary, the last standing unobstructed estuarine wetland left in Southern
California.


Other films this week:



 *ISRAEL VS ISRAEL*

*By Terje Carlsson*

*2010 | Documentary | 58 mins*



*Director present*

One grandmother, one rabbi, one anarchist and one ex-soldier – four
Israelis trying to put an end to the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian
Territories.

The documentary Israel vs Israel is a film about Israeli peace activists
who in both words and actions take a stand again 40 years of occupation and
illegal settlements.

This  fight for peace divides Israel in Terje Carlssons new documentary.

*Trailer <http://www.israelvsisrael.com/>*

SCREENING AT:

*Boston University *- Students for Justice in Palestine

Tuesday, November 15th, 5:00 pm
College of Arts and Sciences, Room B36 (725 Commonwealth Ave., Boston)
And don't miss:

*ROADMAP TO APARTHEID*

*PREVIEW SCREENING*

*By Ana Nogueira and Eron Davidson*

*2011 | Documentary | 95 mins*

There are many lessons to draw from the South African experience of
Apartheid relevant to conflicts all over the world. *Roadmap to
Apartheid*explores in detail the apartheid comparison as it is used in
the enduring
Israel-Palestine conflict. As much an historical document of the rise and
fall of apartheid, the film shows us why many Palestinians feel they are
living in an apartheid system today, and why an increasing number of people
around the world agree with them.

Featuring interviews with South Africans, Israelis and Palestinians, *Roadmap
to Apartheid* winds its way through the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and inside
Israel moving from town to town and issue to issue to show why the
apartheid analogy is being used with increasing potency. It analyzes the
similar historical narratives of the Jewish people and the Afrikaaners to
the tight relationship the two governments shared during the apartheid
years, and everything in between. The effectiveness of the Boycott,
Divestment and Sanctions movement that helped end apartheid in South Africa
is also compared to its effectiveness in the Israeli context to end the
occupation, and bring justice and dignity to all.

*Trailer <http://roadmaptoapartheid.org/http://roadmaptoapartheid.org/>*

SCREENING AT:

*University of Massachusetts, Boston - Students of Justice in Palestine*

Thursday November 17, 5:00 pm

Campus Center Room 2540 (second floor)



*Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School Palestine Caucus*

November 29, 6:00pm [International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian
People]

TAUBMAN, T-275



*Northeastern University - Students for Justice in Palestine*

Tuesday November 15, 7:00pm

109 Robinson Hall



*Clark University - Clark University Students for Palestinian Rights*

Wednesday November 16, 7:00pm

Sackler 122

Check out more films on a campus near you
here<http://www.bostonpalestinefilmfest.org/university-programs-2011.html>
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