The Truth: LOST AT SEA

Event Date
3 pm ET/ 12 noon PT

In May 2010, an international flotilla of six unarmed civilian vessels, carrying citizens  from dozens of countries (including the US), defied Israel's complete naval blockade to deliver much needed construction materials and humanitarian aid to Gaza. Under the cover of darkness, the most powerful military force in the Middle East dispatched heavily armed commandos via speedboats and helicopters to seize the Mavi Marmara, resulting in the tragic deaths of nine activists. "The Truth: LOST AT SEA" presents authentic footage and narration by a survivor to reveal the factual sequence of events, shedding light on how traditional and online media platforms manipulated and vilified human rights advocates who dedicated themselves to raising awareness about the plight of Palestinians in Gaza.

Watch the film for free at your convenience; Join the Q&A Discussion

Rifat Audeh: director, producer, activist, survivor of 2010 Gaza Freedom Flotilla

Ann WrightRet’d US Army Colonel, 2010, 2015, & 2016 Gaza Freedom Flotillas, 2018 & 2023 ground crew

Awni Farhat:  Gaza activist, 2018 & 2023 Gaza Freedom Flotilla participant

Alex McDonald (moderator): author, educator, activist, 2018 and 2023 Gaza Freedom Flotilla participant

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The July 2023 Online Film Salon is Co-Sponsored by:

Freedom Flotilla Coalition

SUPPORTER Organizations: Israel/Palestine Mission Network of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Episcopal Peace Fellowship-Palestine Israel Network Churches for Middle East Peace Palestinian Christian Alliance for Peace   Quaker Palestine Israel Network Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East Indiana Center for Middle East Peace Disciples Palestine-Israel Network Virginia Coalition for Human Rights Mennonite Palestine Israel Network Friends of Sabeel North America Center for Jewish Nonviolence United Church of Christ Palestine Israel Network Northern New Jersey Jewish Voice for Peace  Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service Kairos Puget Sound Coalition Pax Christi USA Jewish Voice for Peace – San Diego