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Boston Palestine Film Festival

When: Friday, October 21, 2011, 3:14 pm to Sunday, October 30, 2011, 3:30 pm
Where: Museum of Fine Arts • Remis Auditorium • Boston

10 Unforgettable Days of Films and Events
OCTOBER 21 - 30, 2011

Elia Suleiman Comes to BPFF for Blockbuster Weekend

Boston Palestine Film FestivalSuleiman is best known for his 2002 film Divine Intervention (2002), a modern tragic comedy on living under occupation in the Palestinian territories, which won the Jury Prize at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival and the International Critics Prize (FIPRESCI); also receiving the Best Foreign Film Prize at the European Awards in Rome. Divine Intervention, as well as his earlier work Chronicle of a Disappearance (1996), which won the Best First Film Prize at the 1996 Venice Film Festival, are part of a trilogy together with The Time That Remains (2009), this year's Opening Night film.

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'My Name is Rachel Corrie' and 'Seven Jewish Children'

When: Sunday, November 14, 2010, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: Boston University • 8 St. Marys St. • Photonics Center Room 206 - Green Line "B" • Boston

The Portland Peace Players of Maine present two plays as a fundraiser for the US boat to break the blockade of Gaza:

My Name is Rachel Corrie - taken from the writings of Rachel Corrie, edited by Alan Rickman and Katharine Viner

and Seven Jewish Children - by Caryl Churchill

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Seeger Song Night

When: Saturday, May 9, 2015, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: Calvary United Methodist Church • 300 Mass. Ave. • Enter on Linwood Street • Arlington

Back by popular demand!  

Chris Nauman and Kenny Selcer lead a Seeger Song Night with friends Liz Buchanan and Gordon MacFarland, Chris and Quinn Eastburn, Gail Rundlett Finnie, Anne Sandstrom and John Loretz, and J.B. Sweeney with Jackie Damsky.  Join us for this great event!

Doors open at 7 pm, $10.00 requested donation 

Fundraiser for ongoing peace and justice work - for United for Justice with Peace (Boston area), United for Peace and Justice (national network) and others.  

 

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Peace Contingent in the Dorchester Day Parade!

When: Sunday, June 1, 2014, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where: Dorchester Lower Mills • Richmond Street between Dorchester Ave and Adams Street • Dorchester

 Get Ready to March Together 
in the

DORCHESTER DAY PARADE!

This SUNDAY, June 1

Dorchester People for Peace will be marching again this year in the Dorchester Day Parade on June 1 along with our friends and allies. 

We’ll also be collecting signatures for RaiseUp Massachusetts.  Please join us!

Together, we bring our vision and our values to thousands of people along the four-mile route.

AFTER-PARADE BARBEQUE AND CELEBRATION at Jeff Klein’s house, 123 Cushing Ave. from about 3:30pm. All invited,  whether you can march or not!  Bring a dish or something to drink if you can.  Marchers can drop things off at Jeff’s house before the parade if they want – please call ahead – 617-288-4578.

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Interfaith Evening - Film Screening with Director

When: Sunday, April 26, 2015, 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Christ Church, Cambridge • Zero Garden Street • Auditorium, Upper Level • Cambridge

Out of Cordoba - Averroes and Maimonides in Their Time and House

A Documentary Film by Jacob Bender

This compelling documentary about Averroes the Muslim and Maimonides the Jew, the two leading thinkers of Islamic Spain explores the historical importance of these two "wise men of Cordoba," and their contemporary impact on today's Jews, Muslims, and Christians, and interfaith relations.

Sunday, April 26, film begins promptly at 5:40, 82 minute film duration

Light Refreshments afterward

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Music Etc., Fundraiser Benefit for Mass. Climate Action Network

When: Saturday, March 28, 2015, 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Where: The People's Cafe • 63 Winthrop Road • Brookline
The People's Cafe will emerge from the snow banks Saturdy March 28th 7:00PM at 63 Winthrop Rd in Brookline. We are happy to present our own Ed Loechler and Them City Ducks for an evening of old time, good time music. See the flyer below for more details. As always, there will be plenty of food and drink, admission is free, and a collection will be made for our benefiting organization.
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GROUNDED - a play by George Brant with Celeste Oliva

When: Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 2:30 pm to Sunday, March 22, 2015, 11:00 am
Where: Central Square Theater • 450 Massachusetts Avenue • Cambridge

This play comes highly recommended!  It is at the Central Square Theater in Cambridge, Tickets Available at:  www.centralsquaretheater.org/shows/grounded/

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Help Us Organize a First Class St. Patrick's Day Peace Parade

Hello all you wonderful peace, environmental, jobs, social and economic justice activists.

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Vocal Chamber Music in Times of War and Peace

When: Saturday, April 11, 2015, 4:30 pm
Where: Harvard-Epworth Methodist Church • 1555 Massachusetts Ave • near Harvard Law School • Cambridge

Music for Peace presents Vocal Chamber Music in Times of War and Peace, a unique collection of pieces assembled especially for Peace Action by noted mezzo-soprano D’Anna Fortunato.

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Music for Peace: Mendelssohn

When: Saturday, January 31, 2015, 2:30 pm
Where: Harvard-Epworth Methodist Church • 1555 Massachusetts Ave • near Harvard Law School • Cambridge

Jimmy Tingle: Humor for Humanity

When: Saturday, January 3, 2015, 3:00 pm
Where: Sanders Theater • 45 Quincy St • Harvard T • Cambridge

Midnight Voices

When: Thursday, November 20, 2014, 2:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting • 5 Longfellow Pk (off Brattle St.) • Harvard T • Cambridge (LOCATION CHANGE)

“the young dead soldiers do not speak, 
Nevertheless they are heard in the still houses: who has not heard them?

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"The House I Live In" (film)

When: Thursday, November 6, 2014, 1:45 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Central Square Library • 45 Pearl Street • Cambridge

First Thursday Documentary Films

presents

The House I Live In

Winner at Sundance Festival

Goes inside America's longest war to examine the effects of drug laws on everyone from the dealer and the grieving mother to the jailer and the federal judge

The War on Drugs has never been about drugs

"A model of the ambitious vitalizing activist work that exists to stir the sleeping to wake." The New York Times

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Hearts and Minds 40th Anniversary: Film & Panel discussion

When: Monday, October 27, 2014, 4:00 pm
Where: Harvard Unversity - Carpenter Center Lecture Hall • 24 Quincy St • Harvard T • Cambridge

Screening of Hearts and Minds which won the 1975 Academy Award.

Hearts and Minds 40th Anniversary: Film Screening and Panel Discussion.

Panelists: Peter Davis (Director of Hearts and Minds), Hue-Tam Ho Tai (Harvard University), Peter Galison (Harvard University), Robb Moss (Harvard University); moderated by Homi Bhabha.

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A week of Salvadoran Solidarity

When: Thursday, October 23, 2014, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Senior Center • 806 Mass. Ave. (Central Sq T stop) • Cambridge

Saturday, October 18 - Thursday, October 23, 2014

A Week of Salvadoran Solidarity
with San José Las Flores Mayor Felipe Tobar
and Council President Douglas Serrano

Thursday, October 23, 6:30-8:30
Cambridge Senior Center, 806 Mass. Ave. (Central Sq stop)

CROSSING BORDERS: ORGANIZING IN EL SALVADOR AND THE U.S.

How US foreign policy created the immigration crisis

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