Friday, February 19, 2010

"The Return of Talk": Film screening and discussion with Adam Shapiro

Filmmaker and Activist Adam Shapiro

The Palestine Center invites you to

The Return of Talk
Film screening and discussion


Mr. Adam Shapiro
Activist and Filmmaker

Wednesday, 24 February 2010
6:30 p.m.
The Palestine Center

The Jerusalem Fund
2425 Virginia Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20037

The Return of Talk is the final part of a six part documentary series entitled Chronicles of a Refugee. It explores the relationship of leadership and representation among Palestinians, notably Palestinian refugees worldwide. Giving both historical context and debate over future strategy the film is a comprehensive look at the meaning of political leadership for a people facing exile, occupation and ongoing dispossession. Given the importance of the 60th anniversary of the dispossession of Palestine in 1948, this film is a timely documentation, combing grassroots, activist and elite perspectives on the history and strategy of the Palestinian national movement.

Adam Shapiro is a human rights activist and documentary filmmaker. He was co-founder of the International Solidarity Movement in Palestine. He has made the documentaries About Baghdad (2005), Darfur Diaries: Message from Home (2006), Becoming Nadya (2007) and Nowhere to Flee (2007).

This briefing is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Unregistered guests will not be admitted. To register, click here or call (202) 338-1958 ext.11 by 5 pm Tuesday, 23 February 2010.

The Palestine Center is an independent think-tank committed to communicating reliable and timely information about the Palestinian political experience to American policy-makers, journalists, students and the general public. Established in 1991, it is the educational program of the Jerusalem Fund for Education and Community Development.

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