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Voices Across the Divide

Palestine Film Festival (NH):
Red River Theater, 11 S Main St, Concord

A powerful documentary and oral history project by Alice Rothchild and Sharon Mullally. The film explores the Israeli/Palestinian conflict through rarely heard personal stories.  Narrated by Alice Rothchild, an American Jew raised on the tragedies of the Holocaust and the dream of a Jewish homeland in Israel, the film follows her personal journey as she begins to understand the Palestinian narrative, while exploring the Palestinian experience of loss, occupation, statelessness, and immigration to the US—stories that need to be part of the dialogue if peace with justice is to be achieved. The documentary is both a personal journey to understand the Palestinian narrative as well as the implications and contradictions of deeply held cultural beliefs in the Jewish community.

Filmmaker Dr. Alice Rothchild will facilitate the discussion following the screening.