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Afterward Theatrical Premiere + Q&As

Afterward Theatrical Premiere + Q&As

See Ofra Bloch’s deeply personal documentary about the psychological barriers to peace in the Middle East when Afterward premieres at New York City’s Village East Cinema, Jan. 10-16 (all showtimes to be announced soon).

Join our Q&A discussions:

  • Fri., January 10, 7 pm show w/ director Ofra Bloch + producer Jack Riccobono; moderated by New York Times deputy politics editor Rachel Dry.
  • Sat., January 11, 7 pm show w/ Ofra Bloch + film subject Basel Alyazouri
  • Sun., January 12, TBD show w/ Ofra Bloch + Basel Alyazouri
  • Wed., January 15, 7 pm show w/ director Ofra Bloch + Jack Riccobono

Jerusalem-born trauma expert Ofra Bloch forces herself to confront her personal demons in a journey that takes her to Germany, Israel and Palestine. Set against the current wave of fascism and anti-Semitism sweeping the globe, Afterward delves into the secret wounds carried by victims as well as victimizers, through testimonies ranging from the horrifying to the hopeful. Seen as a victim in Germany and a perpetrator in Palestine, Bloch faces those she was raised to hate as she searches to understand the identity-making narratives of the Holocaust and the Nakba, violent and nonviolent resistance, and the possibility of reconciliation. The film points toward a future – an “afterward” – that attempts to live with the truths of history in order to make sense of the present.

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Dear friends,

The Media Line is always there to report to you the stories and issues of the Middle East – completely and in context: TML is the source you can trust.

Know The Media Line to Know The Middle East!

Please support our ad-free, nonprofit news agency. Our seasoned journalists reporting from the Middle East are working day and night during these challenging, yet defining times; and our student interns are honing their knowledge and skills, preparing to emerge as tomorrow’s journalists.

You rely on us and we’re relying on you! Make your online tax-deductible donation here and contact us regarding donations through appreciated stock, donor advised funds, qualifying IRA distributions and other charitable instruments.

Thank you for confidence in The Media Line.
 
Felice Friedson
Founder, President

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