International Film and Lecture Series

Edison State College Charlotte Campus, Punta Gorda

Discussion Coordinator: Hasan Hammami, LLI

Miral
Saturday, January 18, 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Edison State College Charlotte Campus Auditorium

From Julian Schnabel (“The Diving Bell and the Butterfly”) and based on the semi-autobiographical novel, it is the story of the coming of age amid wars in the Palestinian Israeli conflict. Miral is entrusted by her father to an orphanage run by a woman committed to peace and justice and she grows into adulthood filled with epic experiences both painful and hopeful. It touches on the greatness of human spirit.

Member Price: $10.00  


Non-Member Price: $15.00   

 
The Gatekeepers
Saturday, February 1, 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Edison State College Charlotte Campus Auditorium

Israeli film, winner of three international awards, and nominated to two more. For the first time ever, six former heads of Israel’s Secret Services tell their stories of the endless war on terror, and come to advocate, surprise surprise, conciliation with Palestinians based on a two state solution.

Member Price: $10.00  


Non-Member Price: $15.00   

 
Citizen King
Saturday, February 8, 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Edison State College Charlotte Campus Auditorium

Offered on the fiftieth anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech. A documentary, which explores the last five years of slain civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr., personal recollections, other passages and interviews with key people which reveal some of the little known chapters of his life.

Member Price: $10.00  


Non-Member Price: $15.00   

 
Jaffa
Saturday, March 1, 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Edison State College Charlotte Campus Auditorium

Official selection at the Cannes Film Festival 2009. In the Palestinian city of Jaffa in Israel, Palestinian father and son—Hasan and Taufik—work at a garage owned by a Jewish Israeli family that includes the pretty Mali. The tensions simmering beneath the surface of the genial workplace are about to come to a boil. A secret affair between Mali and Taufik has grave repercussions when Mali becomes pregnant in this gripping drama.

Member Price: $10.00


Non-Member Price: $15.00

Tickets available at the door.  Please show your LLI Membership card to receive the Member Price.

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