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Here are the Archived entries for 01 2016


*Palestine films at JustFilm Fest Feb. 13*
Jan 22, 2016 at 02:29 PM
Don't miss these films during the JUST Film Festival at Vancity Theatre (1181 Seymour St)

Valentino’s Ghost: Framing the Arab Image
Saturday, February 13 @ 7pm  
Festival Finale with a reception to follow
Vancouver Premiere • Q&A with director Michael Singh
How did Hollywood films (and US foreign policy) morph from the exoticism of Lawrence of Arabia to the Crusader racism of American Sniper?

Valentino's Ghost Web Flyer 

The Wanted 18
Saturday, February 13 @ 4:30pm
Vancouver Premiere • Q&A with co-director Paul Cowan
How 18 (reluctant) cows were declared “a threat to the State of Israel” and became symbols of the first intifada, with animation and archival live footage.

Wanted 18 Web Flyer 

Affordable tickets or festival passes: http://justfilm.ca 
Two films sponsored by: CanPalNet, Independent Jewish Voices (Vancouver), Palestine Awareness Coalition, Seriously Free Speech Committee.
Solidarity groups denounce Dershowitz appearance in Vancouver

September 15, 2010

“We find it appalling that the Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver is sponsoring an appearance by Alan Dershowitz, who is an outright apologist for anything and everything that the State of Israel does, to open its annual fund-raising campaign,” says Bob Rosen, spokesperson for the Vancouver chapter of CanPalNet, a Palestinian solidarity organization.

“Dershowitz played a central role in the campaign to get Norman Finkelstein dismissed from the faculty of DePaul University because Finkelstein criticized Israeli behaviour and their treatment of Palestinians,” explained Stephen Aberle, a spokesperson for Jews for a Just Peace.

“We would like to ask those who are supporting Mr. Dershowitz by attending his appearance in Vancouver whether they support his efforts to muzzle academic criticism of Israeli policies, and if so, why?” continued Carl Rosenberg, spokesperson for Independent Jewish Voices. “We think that it sets a dangerous precedent when academics are dismissed because of their political positions.”

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