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Apr 10, 2018 at 10:39 AM
Film Screening: Radiance of Resistance
April 10th: Doors open at 7pm. Film starts at 7:30pm
Tickets: $10 General, $8 Seniors/Students, (Cash Preferred at the door)
Location: The Cinematheque 1131 Howe Street
 
 
Co-organized by: Canada Palestine Association, BDS-Vancouver Coast Salish Territories and Young Communist League-Vancouver    
 
The new film, Radiance of Resistance tells the story of Janna Ayyad 9 years old, and Ahed Tamimi 14 years old, who live under military occupation in Nabi Saleh, Palestine. Janna Ayyad has been called the youngest journalist in Palestine. Ahed is one of many Palestinian children unjustly incarcerated in an Israeli Prison for opposing colonial occupation on her land. As Bassem Tamimi said, “Ahed is a representation of a new generation of our people, of young freedom fighters.” This film will take an intimate look at their everyday lives and their importance as the new generation of Palestinian non-violent resistance. In 2017, Radiance of Résistance won Best documentary at the Respect for Human Rights Film Festival.

Join us in the struggle for Ahed’s Freedom! Free all Palestinian prisoners! 
All funds/proceeds go to Addameer

Produced by: AMZ Productions - Rise Up International 
Music by: Colten Williams & Third Seven
Edited by: Jesse Locke
Directed by: Jesse Roberts
 
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This event takes place on the traditional, unceded, occupied territories of the s?lil?w?ta?? (Tsleil-Waututh), S?wx?wú7mesh (Squamish), and x?m?θk??y??m (Musqueam) Nations. In acknowledging this, we must be in solidarity with the struggles of the peoples of the territory in which we occupy.
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