Thank God It's Friday

Event Date

2:30 - 4:30 pm                  Islamic Center of Maryland                 19411 Woodfield Road, Gaithersburg, MD

A day of rest: a day of unrest

Every Friday, residents of the Israeli settlement of Halamish prepare for Shabbat, as their security forces prepare for violence. In this corner of the Occupied Palestinian Territories, resentment among the locals of Nabi Saleh, home of Ahed Tamimi who was recently jailed for 8 months for slapping an Israeli soldier, of the encroaching Israeli commune is forcefully expressed in a weekly ritual of protest and bloodshed. Filmed from both sides over two tense years, this alarming doc sees the day of rest turn day of unrest, and the waste of life that it brings.