Noho Film Group

The following is information about a free film series shown at the Media Education Foundation on Gothic St. in Northampton. The Peace and Justice Film series is presented by The Northampton Committee to Stop the War in Iraq. The film series information below is from their website, www.northamptoncommittee.org



Friday Night Free Films
The Northampton Committee Peace and Justice Film Series

Most Friday nights at 7:00 p.m., we show a documentary film relating to peace and justice at the Media Education Foundation, 60 Masonic Street in Northampton. Enter via Woodstar Cafe, at the front of the building. The venue is accessible.

The screenings are free unless otherwise noted. Discussion follows.

Tuesday, Apr. 7 Note special day Robbing the Cradle of Civilization
Special Tuesday showing of a film on the looting of the Baghdad Museum and other sites at the start of the war. Discussion with Iraqi Children's Art Exchange director Claudia Lefko and antiquarian Jill Bierly.

Here is full schedule of this season's films, followed by full listings of all our previous seasons.

Spring 2009

Date Film
Mar. 6 The Conscientious Objector
The story of Desmond Doss, whose heroism in the Battle of Okinawa made him the first conscientious objector to win the Medal of Honor.
Mar. 13 The Ground Truth
Iraq veterans talk about the realities of recruitment, war, and the psychological aftermath.

Mar. 20 Why We Fight
America's aggressive military policy since World War II has been largely driven by the industries that support it.
Mar. 27 I Remember 1948 and Gaza
Palestinian elders share memories of the year they became refugees.
Apr. 3 Film is moved to Tuesday, April 7.
Apr. 7 Robbing the Cradle of Civilization
Special Tuesday showing of a film on the looting of the Baghdad Museum and other sites at the start of the war. Discussion with Iraqi Children's Art Exchange director Claudia Lefko and antiquarian Jill Bierly.
Apr. 10 Disarm
A documentary on the global effort to ban and clean up land mines
Apr. 17 >Healthcare not Warfare
Nation correspondent John Nichols hosts John Conyers and others in a March, 2009 Northampton event. Co-sponsored by Hampshire/Franklin Healthcare Coalition.
Apr. 24 Suite Habana
A day in the life of thirteen ordinary Cubans. Co-sponsored by the Pioneer Valley Cuba Solidarity Committee.