My So-Called Enemy
Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 7:00 PM (PST)
a feature-length documentary and discussion with film-maker Lisa Gossels
presented by NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change
Sunday, February 12th
IMAN Cultural Center
3376 Motor Avenue LA, CA 90034
Tickets $15 online. $20 at the door
Some have lost friends and family members. All bear the psychological scars of living in a war zone.
In July 2002, 22 Palestinian and Israeli teenage girls traveled to the United States to participate in a women’s leadership program called Building Bridges for Peace. “My So-Called Enemy” is the story of six of the girls and how their transformative experience in the program, of knowing their "enemies" as human beings, meets with the realities of their lives at home in the Middle East over the next seven years.
2010 Hamptons International Film Festival
Winner, Jury Prize for Best Conflict & Resolution Film
2010 Starz Denver Film Festival
Winner, Special Jury Prize in Filmmaking
2010 Boston Jewish Film Festival
Winner, Audience Award, Best Feature Documentary Film
2011 Newport Beach Film Festival
Winner, Jury Prize for Best Feature Documentary Film
Winner, MacGillivray Freeman Films Award for Excellence in Documentary Filmmaking (feature)
2011 CINE Golden Eagle
Winner, CINE Golden Eagle, Documentary Feature
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NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change
NewGround equips Muslims and Jews in America with the skills, resources, and relationships needed to improve Muslim-Jewish relations and cooperation on issues of shared concern.