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posted by Robert DeVet on Nov 30, 2015 - View profile

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ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD Documentary Tours East Coast


7:00pm
- 9:00pm
Thursday December 3 2015

Venue: Saint Mary's University, Sobey bldg #255

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Dec 1, 2015 | 7:00pm | Moncton, NB, Canada
The Community Peace Center, 22 Church Street

Dec 2, 2015 | 7:00pm | Charlottetown, PEI
Colonel Gray High School
175 Spring Park Road

Dec 3, 2015 | 7:00pm | Halifax, NS, Canada
Saint Mary's University, Sobey bldg #255

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Solidarité Acadie Palestine, Canadians, Arabs, and Jews for a Just Peace, Students Against Israeli Apartheid, and the Central, St. Paul's and Visions United Churches invite you to a screening of the award-winning documentary On the Side of the Road by director Lia Tarachansky.

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Synopsis: 
Israel/Palestine | Hebrew & Arabic | 83" | 2013 

Former West Bank settler Lia Tarachansky looks at Israelis’ collective amnesia of the fateful events of 1948 when the state of Israel was born and most of the Palestinians became refugees. 

She follows the transformation of Israeli veterans trying uncover their denial of the war that changed the region forever. 

Tarachansky then turns the camera on herself and travels back to her settlement where that historical erasure gave birth to a new generation, blind and isolated from its surroundings. Attempting to shed a light on the country’s biggest taboo, she is met with outrage and violence.

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