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Film Series

Buckingham Friends Meeting Presents

Peace & Social Justice Film Series

Free Admission

Starting Time: 7:00 p.m.

Refreshments and Discussion After Each Film


Saturday, January 12, 2013

War Photographer

A compelling portrait of James Nachtwey, the greatest war photographer of our time.  New York Magazine says, “He regards his photographs as an antidote to war, and himself as an antiwar photographer... Nachtwey clears the cynicism right out of you.”

 

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Last Call at the Oasis

The global water crisis will be a central issue facing our world in the 21st century. This film deals with drought and pollution in United States, Australia and the Mideast, with glances at Asia, Africa and South America. An informative, fast-moving documentary.

 

Saturday, March 9, 2013

I Am Because We Are

A look into the lives of Malawi's million plus orphans in the wake of the AIDS pandemic. This film, narrated by Madonna with commentary by Bill Clinton and Desmond Tutu, offers hope and real solutions to the challenges that people face when living in extreme poverty. 

 

Saturday, April 13, 2013

5 Broken Cameras

A first-hand account of non-violent resistance in a West Bank village threatened by encroaching Israeli settlements. Shot chiefly by Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat,  the footage is structured around the destruction of each one of Burnat's five cameras during five years of village turmoil.

 

Saturday, May 11, 2013

The House I Live In

From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system; revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.


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