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In March of 2015, the Cassel’s, working with American Friends Service Committee and Defense for Children International Palestine, traveled to the West Bank to record the stories of four youth who experienced detention by Israeli Defense Forces. From these recordings, Amr Kawji and Nawal Musleh developed the film Detaining Dreams. This presentation will explore what … Continue reading »

Witness Palestine Film Series Press Release 2013

About the Witness Palestine Film Series The Witness Palestine Film Series grew from the experiences of individuals in the Rochester area who traveled to the Middle East and were moved by what they saw and heard. The films being screened this year were selected from over 50 documentaries and narrative films. These are compelling films … Continue reading »

The Second Annual Witness Palestine Film Series

 Six programs, seven films; each program includes a panel discussion. Venue: The Little or St. John Fisher College Dates: September 8-23, 2013 5 Broken Cameras: A first-hand account of life and non-violent resistance in Bil’in, West Bank Going Against the Grain: Follows Haaretz reporter Gideon Levy on one of his assignments in Hebron Jerusalem … … Continue reading »