Palestine Under the Stars

30 juillet 2014 | معتمد Boycott, Palestine, Tadamon!, Events, Politics, Repression
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Outdoor film screening (and discussion) of Road Map to Apartheid at Cafe Touski

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    Thursday, August 7th
    7:30pm, Coop Café Touski
    2361 Ontario, East Montréal
    (facebook event)
    metro Frontenac

Join Tadamon! on Thursday August 7th for an outdoor screening of the 2012 film Roadmap to Apartheid, a documentary that compares State policies in South Africa and Israel. We will also have a moderated discussion about the origins of Israeli Apartheid, and how we can continue to express solidarity with Gaza through ongoing support of the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement.

Roadmap to Apartheid
Eron Davidson and Ana Norgueira US 2012
95 min / English-Hebrew-Arabic / s.t. English

In this award-winning documentary, the first-time directors take a detailed look at the apartheid analogy commonly used to describe the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Narrated by Alice Walker (author of The Color Purple), Roadmap to Apartheid is as much a historical document of the rise and fall of apartheid in South Africa, as it is a film about why many Palestinians feel they are living in an apartheid system today, and why an increasing number of people around the world agree with them. While not perfect, the apartheid analogy is a useful framework by which to educate people on the complex issues facing Israelis and Palestinians.

Our film delves into those issues, comparing the many similar laws and tools used by both Israel and apartheid-era South Africa. The audience will see what life is like for Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and inside Israel while gaining a deeper understanding of the conflict with the help of respected analysts on the subject. Combined with archival material and anecdotes from South Africans, the film forms a complete picture as to why the analogy is being used with increasing frequency and potency.

for more information:
Tadamon! Montréal
courriel: info(at)tadamon.ca
site web: www.tadamon.ca

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