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Mideast Focus Ministry Film Series
April 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
One event on April 13, 2018 at 7:00pm
One event on April 20, 2018 at 7:00pm
One event on April 27, 2018 at 7:00pm
In this series, we see how people pushed to bring about a safe country for the Jewish people, and how today others are still pushing for safety and change. Do our efforts for change lead to peace and justice…or not?
“1948: Creation and Catastrophe”*
Friday, March 16, 7:00 p.m.,Bloedel Hall *Reception at 6:15
Host: Andy Trimlett, Director
Through riveting and moving personal recollections of Palestinians and Israelis, “1948” reveals the shocking events of the most pivotal year in the most controversial conflict in the world. Seen through the eyes of those who lived it, we see people pushing for change after suffering years of injustice and Holocaust.
“In the Image”
Friday, April 13, 7:00 p.m., Bloedel Hall
Hosts: Dr. Kimberly and William Segall
This film explores the daily lives of Palestinian women living in the West Bank. It portrays their stories in a novel and eye opening manner through footage captured by the women themselves. Their courage is inspiring as they persist in working for change – and to pave the way for future peace in the region.
Friday, April 20, 7:00 p.m., Bloedel Hall
This Israeli narrative film gives us an Arab’s eye view of contemporary life in Israel. It tells the story of an emerging Palestinian Rap Artist who has issues with his family and confrontations with rival Israeli rappers. Fraught with complexities and confusions in Lyd (Lod)—we get a sense of how difficult it is to get a footing to push for change.
“Disturbing the Peace”
Friday, April 27, 7:00 p.m., Bloedel Hall
This film is a story of the human potential unleashed when we stop participating in a story that no longer serves us, and with the power of our convictions, risk and push to actions that create new possibilities. This film follows former enemy combatants who have joined together to challenge the status quo and say “Enough.”