RESISTANCE CINEMA Presents: “MEETING RESISTANCE”, Nine Lives Documentary Productions presents a film by Steve Connors and Molly Bingham, Produced and directed by Steve Connors and Molly Bingham, Arabic with English subtitles, 2007, 85 minutes,
WHEN: Sunday July 27th 1:15pm
WHERE: Communirty Church of NYC Gallery Room, 28 E. 35th st. @ Park ave.
ADMISSION: Free, donations appreciated
VIEWER ADVISORY: This film is almost exclusively in Arabic with English subtitles. We have made arrangements for a larger screen to help reading the narrative.
What would you do if America were invaded?
In August of 2003 two journalists, Steve Connors from England, and Molly Bingham from the U.S., team up for an extraordinary mission: go behind the lines and get the story of the emerging Iraqi insurgency directly from the insurgents themselves.
MEETING RESISTANCE raises the veil of anonymity surrounding the Iraqi insurgency by meeting face to face with individuals who are passionately engaged in the struggle, and documenting for the very first time, the sentiments experienced and actions taken by a nation's citizens when their homeland is occupied. Voices that have previously not been heard, male and female, speak candidly about their motivations, hopes and goals, revealing a kaleidoscope of human perspectives.
Featuring reflective, yet fervent conversations with active insurgents, MEETING RESISTANCE is the missing puzzle piece in understanding the Iraq war. Directed by Steve Connors and Molly Bingham, this daring, eye-opening film provides unique insight into the personal narratives of people involved in the resistance exploding myth after myth about the war in Iraq and the Iraqis who participate. Through its unprecedented access to these clandestine groups, MEETING RESISTANCE focuses the spotlight on the "other side", clarifying why the violence in Iraq continues to this day and providing a deeper understanding of both the toll of occupation and the human condition of resistance.