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ITVS Community Cinema Presents: KNOCKING

Date:
Tuesday, May 08, 2007
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Type:
Screening
Organizer/Author:
Mo Kinberg
Location Details:
San Francisco Public Library | Koret Auditorium
100 Larkin St. (Civic Center)
Enter at Grove St. and Hyde St.


They are moral conservatives who stay out of politics, but they won a record number of court cases expanding freedom for everyone. They refuse blood transfusions on religious grounds, but they embrace the science behind bloodless surgery. In Nazi Germany, they could fight for Hitler or go to the concentration camps. They chose the camps. Following two families who stand firm for their controversial and misunderstood Christian faith, KNOCKING reveals how Jehovah's Witnesses have helped shape history beyond the doorstep.

Panel discussion featuring:
Joel P. Engardio, Director of “KNOCKING”
Elaine Elinson, Co-Author, Vying for History: How Strikers, Runaway Slaves, Suffragists, Miners, Immigrants and Poets Shaped Civil Liberties in California (1850-2001). To be published by Heyday Books
Andy Mendell, Jehovah’s Witness

Admission is free, reservations required
RSVP via email before Monday, May 7th at 5:00 p.m. to moriah_kinberg [at] itvs.org

Partner Organizations: BAVC and
The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California

Added to the calendar on Wed, Apr 25, 2007 12:15PM
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