Jirga

Jirga: Film Screening and Discussion

An ex-soldier returns to Afghanistan to find the family of a civilian he accidentally killed during the war. Seeking forgiveness, he puts his life in the hands of the village justice system — the jirga.  Shot in Afghanistan, director Benjamin Gilmour filmed in Taliban-controlled regions […]

An Endless War?

An Endless War: Getting Out of Afghanistan

Movie screening with discussion “The conflict in Afghanistan has become the longest and costliest war in U. S. history.” Nearly 18 years after US forces invaded Afghanistan in the wake of 9/11, the Afghan conflict has become America’s longest and costliest war. Yet today, the Taliban insurgents are stronger […]

Climate Chaos Donald

The War On Climate Science (documentary)

On the eve of December’s global Climate Strike, Mass Peace Action invites local activists to a screening of the documentary, “Trump, The Koch Brothers and Their War on Climate Science” (32’) followed by a discussion on the current state of climate activism in and around […]

Necessity

Necessity: Oil, Water and Climate Resistance

Join us for a screening and fundraiser to support NECESSITY–a documentary film and proposed docu-series on climate resistance. (Doors open at 3:30. Program begins at 4:00.) About the Film In a climate emergency, is civil disobedience a necessity? Grounded in people and places at the heart […]

Boston Palestinian Film Festival

Boston Palestinian Film Festival

The Boston Palestine Film Festival (BPFF) brings Palestine-related cinema, narratives, and culture to New England audiences. The festival features compelling and thought-provoking films, including documentaries, features, rare early works, video art pieces, and new films by emerging artists and youth. These works from directors around the world […]