Promises — Film, Falafel, Free!!!

For Interested Friends.

Join us for Promises an award-winning story of seven children growing up – Palestinian and Israeli – laughter in a land in conflict.

Enjoy the film & cuisine (falafel, swarma, assorted salads and sweets or simply sip a traditional mint tea).

Wednesday June 29 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.                                                                   Trinity Theater, 3515 N St, NW. DC, 20007.                                                                           Free Parking: at Visitation School, corner of 35th St. and Volta Pl., NW

Fee: None but please RSVP by email please RSVP with ‘Yes, Promises’ in the subject line to evemarie301@gmail.com.

Through candid interviews, the film explores a legacy of distrust and bitterness, but signs of hope emerge when some of the children dare to cross the checkpoints to meet one another. Rather than focusing on political events, the seven children featured in Promises offer a refreshing, human and sometimes humorous portrait of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

More about the acclaimed film: www.promisesproject.org/film.html

Ken Rynne of Planet Washington is expected to make some brief remarks about the film.

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