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Meaningful Movies: "5 BROKEN CAMERAS"

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Meaningful Movies: "5 BROKEN CAMERAS"

Time: April 26, 2013 from 7pm to 9:30pm
Location: Meaningful Movies, Keystone Church
Street: 5019 Keystone Place N
City/Town: Seattle, WA (Wallingford), 98103
Website or Map: http://www.meaningfulmovies.o…
Event Type: film, community discussion
Organized By: Rick Turner
Latest Activity: Apr 6, 2013

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FILM: "5 BROKEN CAMERAS" 
(90 min.Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi, 2011) 
With AMIN ODEH, Founder of Voices of Palestine and Co-founder of the Arab American Community Coalition
An extraordinary work of both cinematic
 and political activism which is a deeply personal, first-hand account of non-violent resistance in Bil'in, a West Bank village threatened by encroaching Israeli settlements. Shot by a Palestinian farmer and filmmaker Emad Burnat who for five years records his village's turmoil as olive trees are bulldozed, protests intensify and lives are lost.
Structured in chapters around the destruction of each one of Burnat’s cameras, the filmmakers’ collaboration follows one family’s evolution over five years of village upheaval.  Burnat watches from behind the lens in this profound cinematic diary and unparalleled record of life in the West Bank. 
Join us following the film for a facilitated converstion with Amin Odeh!

MORE INFORMATION: 
See the Trailer and more about the film HERE 
Please download the flyer HERE. Help us get the word out. Article: “From Unyielding Cameraman, an Acclaimed Film”: HERE
Article: “The Story Of A West Bank Village Told With '5 Broken Cameras”:HERE
Article: “Palestinian Director Emad Burnat, Nominated For Academy Award, Detained At LAX Immigration” - Michael Moore: HERE
Article: “Emad Burnat And Michael Moore On The Deeply Personal Struggle Behind '5 Broken Cameras”: HERE
(Event is FREE and open to the public! ...but Donations are kindly accepted).

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