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Welcome to Hebron
Date Wednesday September 25
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Berkeley City College
2050 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94704

Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorPenny Rosenwasser
Emailmeca [at] mecaforpeace.org
Phone510-548-0542
The Middle East Children's Alliance presents
An Intimate Portrait of a Teenage Girl in Hebron (West Bank)--
Seventeen-year-old Leila Sarsour, an observant Muslim, is strong, intelligent and outspoken, like many of her female compatriots -- breaking the Western stereotype of the victimized Arab woman. Leila is a student at the Al-Qurtuba School, a Palestinian high school for girls in the West Bank city of Hebron. The school is surrounded by Israeli military installations and settlements populated by right-wing Jewish religious fundamentalists. "Welcome to Hebron" depicts everyday life for Palestinians attempting to lead normal lives in this volatile city surrounded by checkpoints and barbed wired. Directed by award-winning Swedish documentarian Terje Carlsson.
- -See more at: http://www.welcometohebronmovie.com

Benefit for the Middle East Children's Alliance, wheelchair accessible, cosponsored by Berkeley City College Global Studies Department and Jewish Voice for Peace
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Sep 4th, 2013 12:19 PM
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