CurrentEventsTheater -- "Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land"

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Sunday, Mar 1, 2 p.m. (refreshments at 1:30 p.m.). The documentary film "Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land -- U.S. Media & the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict" will be shown by Current Events Theater at the El Cajon Library. This film describes stark differences in coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and will help start a discussion about the current standoff. Gather at 1:30 p.m. for social networking, the movie will start at 2 p.m. Experts will be on hand for Q&A after the film. Admission is free and open to the public. (Note: contains violence) The library located at 201 E. Douglas, El Cajon, CA 92020. Info: (619) 820-5321 or http://www.ecdcweb.org.

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The documentary film "Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land -- U.S. Media & the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict" will be shown by Current Events Theater at the El Cajon Library on Sunday, Mar 1, at 2 p.m. (refreshments at 1:30 p.m.). This film describes stark differences in coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and will help start a discussion about the current standoff. Gather at 1:30 p.m. for social networking, the movie will start at 2 p.m. Experts will be on hand for Q&A after the film. Admission is free and open to the public. (Note: contains violence) The library located at 201 E. Douglas, El Cajon, CA 92020. Info: (619) 820-5321 or http://www.ecdcweb.org.

NOTE: Changed date from the original proposal of 2/22 because they are only one week apart, and we want to stay on the 1st Sunday for the Film.

Jellison Update:

East County Democratic Club sponsors a public forum on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Sunday, March 1st, 2:00 pm (refreshments at 1:30). The event will screen the 80-minute documentary film "Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land -- U. S. Media & the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict". This film describes stark differences in coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and will help start a discussion about the current standoff. (Note: This film contains violence.) After the film, the event will include comments and moderated Q&A by a panel of experts. The Palestinian viewpoint will be represented by Dr. Nasser Barghouti, executive director of the Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) / San Diego Chapter. Israel's perspective will be represented by Dr. Shlomo Dubnov from the Department of Music at UCSD and the San Diego chapter chair for Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME – http://www.spme.net). The El Cajon Library is at 201 E. Douglas, El Cajon 92020. Info: (619) 820-5321 or www.ecdcweb.org.

Experts to be on hand for Q&A:

  • Dr. Nasser Barghouti. He is the Executive Director of the Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) / San Diego Chapter.

  • Israel's perspective will be represented by Dr. Shlomo Dubnov from the Department of Music at UCSD. Dr. Dubnov is also the San Diego chapter chair for Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME – http://www.spme.net).

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Date 2009-03-01
Event Time 2pm (1:30 networking)
Title CurrentEventsTheater
Program "Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land"
Venue ElCajonLibrary Community Room
Topic revision: r9 - 2009-03-02, RaymondLutz
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