Gaza Fights for Freedom movie w/Abby Martin
Date(s) - 02/08/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Women Against Military Madness (WAMM)
SPECIAL TIME AND DAY!!
Saturday, February 8, 2020 10 a.m.
4200 Cedar Avenue South in Minneapolis
Discussion with director Abby Martin (via Skype) will follow the showing of the film.
This debut feature film by journalist Abby Martin began while reporting in Palestine, where she was denied entry into Gaza by the Israeli government on the accusation she was a “propagandist.” So Abby connected with a team of journalists in Gaza to produce the film through the blockade. This collaboration shows you Gaza’s protest movement like you’ve never seen before. Filmed during the height of the Great March Of Return protests, it features exclusive footage of demonstrations where 200 unarmed civilians have been killed by Israeli snipers since March 30, 2018.
The documentary tells the story of Gaza past and present, showing rare archival footage that explains the history never acknowledged by mass media. Victims are heard from the ongoing massacre, including journalists, medics and the family of internationally-acclaimed paramedic, Razan al-Najjar.
At its core, Gaza Fights For Freedom is a thorough indictment of the Israeli military for war crimes, with legal documentation and photographic evidence.
(2019, 1 hr 24 mn, Directed by Abby Martin, USA)
Cosponsored by WAMM Movie Committee and Middle East Committee
Connecting the dots…discussion. Always FREE and open to the public.
ALL ARE WELCOME! Refreshments
Abigail Suzanne Martin is an American journalist and TV presenter. She hosted Breaking the Set on RT America from 2012
to 2015. In 2015, Martin launched the investigative documentary and interview series The Empire Files, originally hosted by Telesur and now continuing as an independent program.