WORLD PREMIERE Boycotts have long been a tool used by Americans rallying for political change, from civil rights leaders to anti-apartheid activists. But in recent years, over 30 states have introduced anti-boycott legislation designed to penalize individuals undertaking boycotts against Israel. Award-winning filmmaker Julia Bacha (Budrus) looks at the cases of a publisher, attorney, and teacher whose careers are threatened by the harsh measures of these new laws in this bracing look at shifting politics and threats to freedom of speech. – Thom Powers
This screening will be followed by a Q&A with Director Julia Bacha, Producers Suhad Babaa, Daniel J. Chalfen, Film Subjects Mikkel Jordahl, Bahia Amawi, Alan Leveritt, Brian Hauss, Moderated by MSNBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin.
This screening is co-presented by Cinema Tropical.
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