Disturbing the Peace
Wednesday Jun 07 07:30 PM
Thursday Jun 08 01:00 PM
Doris Duke Theatre
Museum members: $8.00
General Admission: $10.00
About the Film:
Directed by Stephen Apkon and Andrew Young. 87 mins. USA. 2016.
Combatants for Peace is a volunteer-based advocacy-activist group trying to forge the path to a nonviolent future in a region wracked by violence. Its website breaks its steering committee into the “Palestinian side” and the “Israeli side. This award-winning documentary, and New York Times Critics’ Pick, looks at follows these Israelis and Palestinians who embark on a transformational journey from enemy soldiers to united peace crusaders. The former enemy combatants—Israeli soldiers from elite units and Palestinian fighters, many of whom served years in prison—have joined together to challenge the status quo and say “enough."
June 7 at 7:30pm: Join us for a post-screening discussion with Ali Musleh, from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa's Department of Political Science.
Read The New York Times review.