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Izun/Mizan: A Film and Dialogue Series: City of Borders

Date: 03/28/2012

Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: 135 Nicholson Hall

Cost: Free

Description:

A new film series will be launched in the Twin Cities, called Izun/Mizan*: A Film and Dialogue Series (*"Balance" in Hebrew & Arabic) this February.
Designed for interfaith communities as well as college campuses, IZUN/MIZAN will feature award-winning films that portray the complexity of the Israeli/Palestinian conundrum, followed by an in-depth, respectful dialogue guided by trained facilitators about the issues raised in the film and the conflict itself.

Sponsored by the University of Minnesota’s Departments of History, German, Scandinavian and Dutch, Gender and Women’s Studies and housed under the Center for Jewish Studies, Izun/Mizan will feature the film above plus two others on the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis.

My So Called Enemy (http://mysocalledenemy.com/), Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, 5:30-8 p.m


City of Borders (http://cityofborders.com/), Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 5:30-8 p.m.


Precious Life (http://www.preciouslifemovie.com/ ), e, Thursday, April 19, 2012, 5:30-8 p.m.

Nicholson Hall, Room #135, 216 Pillsbury Dr SE, Mpls, MN 55455
Dinner will be provided at the University of Minnesota Series.

Events are free of charge but donations will gladly be accepted at the door.

Izun/Mizan is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008, and with the support of Rimon: The Minnesota Jewish Arts Council, an initiative of the Minneapolis Jewish Federation, the sponsoring agencies and departments at the University of Minnesota.
IZUN/MIZAN: A Film and Dialogue Series can be found online at http://www.razoo.com/story/Izun-Mizan-A-Film-And-Dialogue-Series-1

Contact:

  • Name: Center for Jewish Studies
  • E-mail: jwst@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-624-4914
  • Sponsored by: Jewish Studies, History, Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies, German, Scandinavian & Dutch, Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature, Moving Image Studies (MIMS), Immigration History Research Center

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Center for Jewish Studies at 612-6244914 or jwst@umn.edu

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