CSFilm to present at Friends General Conference in Kingston, RI – July 4th, 2012

July 4, 2012

Friends General ConferenceCommunity Supported Film’s Michael Sheridan and Tony Heriza of American Friends Service Committee will present an interest group presentation and screening on July 4th, at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston.  The speakers will present the The Fruit of Our Labor: Afghan Perspectives in Film and AFSC’s Windows and Mirrors, a traveling art exhibit that The Fruit of Our Labor is a part of.

The screening and presentation is at 7pm in Swan Auditorium, and is open to conference attendees.

The Friends General Conference is an association of regional Quaker organizations that holds a conference every other year for Quakers and people interested in the Quaker way.

The work of FGC can be summarized into three areas of endeavor:

  • Help meetings deepen Quaker worship and practice
  • Support a loving Quaker community
  • Support Quaker outreach FGC is a volunteer led organization.

 

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Against the Wall – An Afghan Evacuation Story – Part 1

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On Aug 15th, the day Kabul fell to the Taliban, Basir and his family made their first attempt to get into the airport and onto a plane. It would be nearly a month before they escaped into Pakistan. Over the next weeks they would be beaten at Taliban checkpoints, endure crushing crowds and be threatened and sworn at by soldiers from around the world.

CSFilm Benefit Screening – Brattle Theater, Cambridge MA – Oct 18th

CSFilm Benefit Screening – Brattle Theater, Cambridge MA – Oct 18th

A Special Benefit Screening for Community Supported Film’s Fund for Afghan Evacuation and Resettlement:

Far from Afghanistan (2012), dirs. John Gianvito, Soon-Mi Yoo, Jon Jost, Minda Martin, Travis Wilkerson

Monday, October 18, 7PM at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138

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