Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Day 2: Sun. March 13, 2010 @ 1-9pm

Sunday, March 13: 1:00pm-9:00pm

1pm: Beating the Bomb; 71 minutes. New York Premiere Chronicles the development of the anti-nuclear movement in the UK and its many victories. Directed by Wolfgang Matt and Meera Patel; followed by Q & A.

2:45pm: Death & Taxes; 30 minutes. Documents the full spectrum of people refusing to pay war taxes, from token underpayments to refusing to pay any tax at all; the risks, the tactics, the successes. Produced by the National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee. 

3:30pm: Free World; 39 minutes. New York Premiere An 18 person delegation from the US travels to Hiroshima & Nagasaki to seek forgiveness. Directed by Ashley Michael Karitas; followed by Q & A.

4:45pm: Billboard from Bethlehem; 63 minutes. What happens when Palestinian & Israeli children gather in Bethlehem to paint a mural depicting reconciliation? Produced by iwagepeace.org; 

6pm: The Children of Adam; 6 minutes. World Premiere Reflections on a visit to Iran and the American portrayal of Iran. Nina Aghaheikzadeh, filmmaker. 

Silent Screams; 36 minutes. A trip to Iran & a wedding in the Kurdish village of Qarchighah highlight the common threads that unite all people. Produced and narrated by Karla Hanson. Q & A session with both filmmakers follows the second screening. 

7:15pm: Un Pokito De Tanta Verdad (A Little Bit of So Much Truth); 90 minutes. A 6-month non-violent uprising in the Mexican State of Oxaca is violently repressed, but a people find dignity and solidarity. Directed by Jill Freidberg. 

* Time and line up of the film may subject to change

Advance Tickets available: http://nypff.eventbrite.com/

Co-Host: The Peace & Justice Task Force of All Souls Unitarian Church
Partners the American Friends Service Committee, NY Metro Region; Granny Peace Brigade; Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW); New York War Resisters League; Pax Christi, New York; Peace Action New York State (PANYS); and Resistance Cinema.

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