FDL Movie Night Preview: Peabody Award Winning “My Neighbourhood”

9:48 am in Uncategorized by Lisa Derrick

Tomorrow, Monday May 13th, FDL Movie Night presents the 2012 Peabody Award winning film My Neighbourhood, the story of Mohammed El Kurd, a teenage Palestinian boy growing up in the in the heart of East Jerusalem. The 25-minute film shows the surprising turn of events when Mohammed’s family is forced to give up a part of their home to Israeli settlers.

Our guest is do-director Julia Bacha, and My Neighbourhood is the latest short film from Just Vision. Just Vision uses film and media to  promote the efforts of Israelis and Palestinians to peacefully resolve conflicts posed by occupation and resettlement.

You can watch the whole film here. MY NEIGHBOURHOOD

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