Friday, October 8, 2010

NYC Mid-Day Friday Oct. 8th: Compelling Program on Justice/Peace in Palestine-Israel



SEE trailer and more on Just Vision dot org CLICK here

Take a look at the comments and Trailer of this new film BUDRUS whether or not you can get to this program. This film is showing the power of Film to Influence people -even with the most difficult issues.

If you are in NYC and can get to Columbia U. RIGHT AWAY October the 8th, try to get by to see the following program (NOTE IT BEGINS AM and goes to NOON with I'm sure long discussions and interesting lunch-times following perhaps way into the NIGHT)

The Making of Budrus with director Julia Bacha at the Center for International History

The Center for International History and the Center for Palestine Studies present a discussion with Julia Bacha, a Columbia History graduate and director of Budrus, an award-winning documentary film about the nonviolent resistance movement to save a Palestinian village from destruction.

Friday 8 October 2010, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
411 Fayerweather Hall

On July 09, 2010: Budrus premiered at the Jerusalem Film Festival to sold-out theaters and on July 07, 2010: Budrus premiered in Ramallah to a crowd of 700 Palestinians from all political factions, internationals and Israeli activists. HM Queen Noor visited the West Bank for the first time to attend.

RECENT PAST ANNOUNCEMENTS - Ways 'Just Vision' and BUDRUS have had an international impact:

August 20, 2010: Search for Common Ground to honor Just Vision at November 11th awards ceremony in Washington, DC.

August 03, 2010: Budrus wins Founders Prize, Best of Fest, Nonfiction at Michael Moore's Traverse City Film Festival.

July 11, 2010: New York Times calls Budrus "Must See Documentary of the Year."

July 09, 2010: Budrus premiered at the Jerusalem Film Festival to sold-out theaters.

July 07, 2010: Budrus premiered in Ramallah to a crowd of 700 Palestinians from all political factions, internationals and Israeli activists. HM Queen Noor visited the West Bank for the first time to attend.

July 06, 2010: Budrus won the Amnesty International Award at Pesaro Film Festival.

June 26, 2010. Budrus won the Witness Award at Silverdocs Film Festival in Washington, DC - given in honor of Joey R. B. Lozano to the strongest documentary about human rights violations or social justice issues.

May 14, 2010. Budrus WINS Honorable Mention of the Jury at Documenta Madrid 10.

May 06, 2010. Budrus WINS the Audience Award at the San Francisco International Film Festival.

April 29, 2010. Budrus WINS Special Jury Mention in the World Documentary Competition at the Tribeca Film Festival.

April 27, 2010. West Coast Premiere of Budrus at the San Francisco International Film Festival; Canadian Premiere at Hot Docs.

April 22, 2010. HM Queen Noor presents Just Vision and Ayed Morrar with the King Hussein Leadership Prize.

March 10, 2010. The US Premiere of Budrus will take place at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City.

The US Premiere of Budrus will take place at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York on Sunday, April 25 at 3pm. Please visit our events page for details.

March 8, 2010. International Women's Day
This International Women's Day, Just Vision, led by a team of women from North America, Israel and Palestine, honors the Palestinian and Israeli women who are working nonviolently to resolve the conflict. Read our interviews with them in Visionaries.

February 15, 2010. Budrus opens in Berlin to a sold out 350-person theater and receives the Silver Audience Award for Best Documentary

After the opening and two subsequent screenings, the audience gave Ayed Morrar and the people behind the movement in Budrus a standing ovation. The film received fantastic reviews. The protagonists, as well as several of the courageous cameramen and women, who stood with the villagers of Budrus and filmed events as they unfolded, attended. You can view photos on the Just Vision's Facebook page.

1 comment:

Connie L. Nash said...

Dar Sahib and Syeda, I left you a little comment under the Fairy-Tale post...