Popcorn & Politics
A monthly film series that takes place on first Fridays at the LEPOCO Peace Center, 313 West 4th Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015.
Films begin at 7:00 pm, with a discussion to follow. Films are free to view although participants are encouraged to bring a snack or beverage to share. For more information regarding the film or the organization, call 610-691-8730 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, October 4, 7 pm
NATIONAL BIRD follows the dramatic journey of three whistleblowers who are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial current affairs issues of our time: the secret U.S. drone war. At the center of the film are three U.S. military veterans. NATIONAL BIRD gives rare insight into the U.S. drone program through the eyes of veterans and survivors, connecting their stories as never seen before in a documentary. Its images haunt the audience and bring a faraway issue close to home.
Release date: November 11, 2016
Running time: 1h 32m
Director: Sonia Kennebeck
Attendees are encouraged to bring a beverage or snack to share.
More Upcoming films in P&P/First Friday Film series:
November 1 – National Bird, December 6 – No film – come to the Holiday Peace Boutique!, January 3 – Fahrenheit 11/9, February 7 – I am Not Your Negro, March 6 – Dolores, April 3 – Who is Dayani Cristal?
Potluck & Politics
Sunday, November 10th, 6 pm
“Terezin: I Will Never Forget”
Nancy Johnston will present knowledge and photos from her personal experience at a Nazi concentration camp outside of Prague, Czech Republic, in 2017. She will talk about the inhumanity and suffering evident there – especially that experienced by children. And, she will share how she personally witnessed some evidence of healing. This short presentation will allow time for questions and conversation.
Nancy taught nursing at cedar crest college for 22 years, is a self-taught nature enthusiast, a world traveler, a Quaker, and a member of the LEPOCO Steering committee.
Please bring food to share for the Potluck Dinner at 6 pm.
Discussion will start around 6:30 pm.