for Peace and Justice presents
Our 2012-2013 Film Series about World Issues:
Non-violence Takes on Violence: Three Films on Four Sundays
9, 2012 “Little Town of Bethlehem,” a bold
documentary by award-winning
director Jim Hanon and producer Mart Green, shares the gripping
story of how three men from different sides of the conflict have
chosen to risk everything to bring peace to their homelands. Dare
to believe the dream
of peace is possible. Starring Sami Awad, Ahmad Al’Azzeh
Shapira, 2010, rated PG-13.
13, 2013 “A Force More Powerful: Episode 1”.
The first part of this documentary
on how nonviolent power overcame oppression and authoritarian
rule takes us to Nashville, Tennessee in the 60s, where Gandhian
nonviolence successfully desegregated downtown lunch counters
months and became a model for the civil rights movement. Then
the Gandhian strategy of refusal to cooperate with British rule
in the 1930s to the anti-apartheid movement begun in South Africa
in the 1980s. 2000, 87 min. Narrated by Ben Kingsley, A York Zimmerman
20, 2013 “A Force More Powerful: Episode 2”.
In this second part, we look at the
Danish “resistance disguised as collaboration” against
credited with rescuing all but a handful of Denmark’s 7,000
examine the strategies that brought Poland’s Solidarity
movement to the
forefront and, finally, we journey to Chile to view the nonviolent
that brought down the dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet. 87
24, 2013 “I Will Fight No More Forever”.
The historic, tragic story of the Nez Perce
Indians and their leader, Chief Joseph, who led them on a 1700
108-day fighting retreat in an attempt to avoid being removed
faraway reservation. This reenactment is recommended by the National
Education Association. 109 min. A David Walper Production. Heritage
show at 6:00 p.m.
Tempe Friends Meeting House,
318 E. 15th St., Tempe
will be available for a small charge.
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and help plan future events!
for meeting times and location.
the second and fourth Sunday
of the month at Tempe Friends Meeting House,
318 E. 15th Street in Tempe. Meeting time is 5:00pm.
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