Film analyzing Israeli-Palestinian conflict to be shown April 2

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - An award-winning documentary analyzing the current and historical causes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will be shown April 2 at Gettysburg College.

The 7 p.m. viewing of the film, "Occupation 101: Voices of the Silenced Majority," will take place in Breidenbaugh Hall's Joseph Theater and is open to the public. The film presents an analysis of facts and hidden truths regarding the conflict in the Middle East. The film also details life under Israeli military rule, the role of the United States in the conflict and the major obstacles that stand in the way of peace. The roots of the conflict are explained by scholars, activists, journalists, religious leaders and humanitarian workers.

Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with approximately 2,600 students. It is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. The college was founded in 1832.

By: Justin Brower, class of 2010

Posted: Fri, 27 Mar 2009

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