The Coolidge Corner Theatre will host a special benefit screening of Jonathan Demme’s moving documentary The Agronomist. The internationally acclaimed director, recipient of this year’s 2010 Coolidge Award, will introduce the film and answer questions after the screening. Proceeds from this event will go to support Haiti earthquake relief through the on-the-ground nonprofit organization, Partners in Health.Filed under:
Dani Filc, Physicians for Human Rights-Israel Speaking--"Tightening the Circles of Excluision: Israel and Health Care in the Occupied Palestinian Territories "
He will be discussing his new book: Circles of Exclusion: The Politics of Health Care in Israel, a brilliant critique of the changes in Israeli health care from a focus on social welfare to American-style market medicine and the use of health care as a potent tool for occupation and control over Palestinians in Israel and the Occupied Territories .
Books will be available.
Dr. Filc will also present a talk on Monday the 25th at 5pm at the Harvard Kennedy School.Filed under:
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Struggling with activism in the age of Obama, J Street , Netanyahu, Abbas, Goldstone, Gaza , and more..... come to a presentation and discussion.....
Anat Biletzki, former chair of B'tselem, speaking on: The Goldstone Report-will it change anything (and what can we do about it)?