Thu 12 October 2017, 7:00pm-9:00pm
FILM: RADIANCE OF RESISTANCE
McMenamins Mission Theater, 1624 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209, USA
AUPHR is pleased to co-sponsor this event!
Doors at 6pm
$13 ticket price at the door
$10 ticket price online
2017 Winner of Best Documentary at the Respect Human Rights Festival in Belfast. Radiance of Resistance tells the story of Janna Ayyad 9 years old, and Ahed Tamimi 14 years old who have become global ambassadors for Palestinian human rights. The film is an intimate look at their everyday lives and roles as part of a new generation of Palestinian civil rights leaders. “Nabi Saleh images illustrate changing asymmetry of Israeli-Palestinian conflict” - The Guardian (Sept. 1 2015) Movie - 59min 25sec - Documentary.
This award winning film is currently touring film festivals throughout the world.
The filmmakers. Jesse Locke moved to Bend from Eugene OR in 1998. He has been making movies since 2010 under his production company AMZ Productions. Jesse Roberts has lived in Bend most of his life and his non-profit Rise Up puts on many cultural events to the area.
Along with the director/editor/cinematographers being from Oregon the artists and musicians used in this film are also native Oregonians. Kevin Prather an artist from Portland provided animation pieces to the film and the Bend Oregon band Third Seven provided the music for the soundtrack.
The night will be filled with entertainment and educational material regarding the movies content and Palestine in general. All the proceeds from the ticket sales will be going to the non-profit Rise Up, to further fund our refugee efforts. The artists and directors will be on hand to answer any questions regarding the film. There will be a Q&A with the filmmakers after the film and a special message from the star herself Janna Ayyad. Janna Ayyad has been featured on Vice News, AJ Plus and many other world news outlets.
For more information, pictures and interviews, please contact Jesse Locke at (541) 306-1027