The Duchesne Center, Connie Hogarth Center, Muslim Student Association and Seeds of Peace at Manhattanville College, in coordination with the Interfaith Connection, Jewish Voice for Peace—Westchester, and the Westchester Martin Luther King Jr. Institute for Non-violence are proud to present “Challenging Stereotypes: Palestinians, Nonviolence, and Human Dignity,” an open discussion with Jen Marlowe, independent filmmaker and author.
The discussion, which will focus on nonviolence, is Tuesday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Berman Students’ Center Lobby on the .
Marlowe will host a discussion on Palestinian non-violence using video segments from her documentary films. With inspiring examples of human dignity and non-violent resistance, her talk will focus on the humanity behind the headlines.
Jen Marlowe is an award-winning author, playwright, filmmaker, and human rights advocate. She is widely recognized for her work on Darfur and the death penalty and has been involved for years in Palestine and Israel. Her play There is a Field depicts the lives of Palestinians inside Israel. One Family in Gaza, a documentary, chronicles suffering on the ground during the invasion of 2009. Last year she co-authored with Sami Al Jundi The Hour of Sunlight, which recounts his ten years in Israeli prisons followed by two decades of dedication to nonviolence and peaceful reconciliation.