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MONDAY: Film Showing and BPAC Meeting

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  • Timothy Baer
    Two Peace events are occurring Monday evening at the Monroe County Public Library in Bloomington. Hope to see you on Monday! Bloomington Peace Action Coalition
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 5, 2011
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      Two Peace events are occurring Monday evening at the Monroe County Public Library in Bloomington. Hope to see you on Monday!

      Bloomington Peace Action Coalition Monthly Meeting
       
      Monday, November 7, 2011
      7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
      Monroe County Public Library, Room 1-A
      303 E. Kirkwood Avenue
      Bloomington, Indiana
       
      All are encouraged to help organize and participate for Peace!

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      Free Film Showing: Lemon Tree

      Monday, November 7, 2011
      7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
      Monroe County Public Library Auditorium
      303 E. Kirkwood Avenue
      Bloomington, Indiana

      The dramatic movie, Lemon Tree, is 106 minutes long. Arabic and Hebrew with English subtitles.

      Salma Zidane, a widow, lives simply from her grove of lemon trees in the West Bank's occupied territory. The Israeli defense minister and his wife move next door; the Secret Service orders the trees removed for security. The stoic Salma seeks assistance from the Palestinian Authority (useless), Israeli army (dismissive), and a young attorney, Ziad Daud, who takes the case; this older client attracts him. While the courts deliberate, the Israelis fence her trees and prohibit her from entering the grove. As the trees wither, the defense minister's wife and, separately, an Israeli journalist, look on Salma with sympathy. In this allegory, does David stand a chance against Goliath?

      Sponsored by Hoosiers For Peace in the Middle East


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