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Sabra Falling: Call for Palestinian Storytelling
To mark the 35 years since the massacres at Sabra and Shatila and the 50 years since the Naksa (the 1967 War), and in honor of nearly 70 years of occupation of Palestine, we welcome you to join us for two opportunities for story sharing, Permission to Narrate: Palestinian Stories of Occupation & Displacement.

We invite members of the Palestinian community to share their personal and family stories of Sabra and Shatila, the Naksa, and any stories of the occupation. We welcome members of the broader community to attend as allies, to help us create a respectful space of respect and solidarity, and to be present to listen and learn.


Saturday, September 23, 5pm to 6:30pm | Avalon Theater, 1500 E Lake St, Mpls, MN 55407
Preceding the evening's performance of Sabra Falling.
This event will take place in association with the play Sabra Falling by Ismail Khalidi, produced by Pangea World Theater.

Sunday, October 1, 11am | St. Anthony Main Theatre, 115 SE Main Street, Mpls, MN 55414
In conjunction with a segment of short films called Dreaming of Palestine at the Twin Cities Arab Film Fest. This segment is supported by Jewish Voice for Peace.

RSVP for one or both dates here.

Make sure to check out the play Sabra Falling from our friends at Pangea World Theater, and catch a special conversation between the playwright Ismail Khalidi and his father, acclaimed history scholar Rashid Khalidi. Details about this conversation are available here.
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