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|ANSWER Film Showing & Discussion "Gaza Strip"|
|Date||Thursday January 08|
|Time||7:30 PM - 9:30 PM|
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|ATA, 992 Valencia St. at 21st|
|answer [at] answersf.org|
|Address||2489 Mission St. #24 (ANSWER office)|
Thurs. Jan. 8, 7:30pm
ATA 992 Valencia St. at 21st • $6 donation
ANSWER Film Showing & Discussion
With a report and discussion of the U.S.-Israeli War on Gaza. Get involved in organizng for Sat. Jan. 10 National Day of Emergency Mass Action for Gaza.
“Gaza Strip is an unflinchingly honest portrayal of a population under siege. As a perspective that is largely excluded from American attention, it deserves the widest possible audience.”—The Washington Report on Middle East Affairs
“Gaza Strip” pushes the viewer headlong into the tumult of the Israeli-occupied Gaza, examining the lives and views of ordinary Palestinians. The central character is Mohammed Hejazi, a 13-year-old paperboy in Gaza City, one of the young “stone-throwers” who risk their lives throwing rocks at Israeli tanks across the barbwire fences. As the camera floats through the Gaza Strip, we encounter signs of the occupation everywhere: crowds of Palestinians are making their way along the beach on foot, donkey carts and tractor trailers when the Israeli soldiers close the roads. The Palestinians interviewed as they pass by reveal a common internal conflict, between anger at the Israeli occupation and the desire to live in peace. 2001, 74 minutes, Arabic w/ English subtitles.