Open Bethlehem - (Partnered Event) MoCo Voices From the Holy Land Film Series 2017

90 min
Event Date
2:30 pm Christ the Servant Lutheran Church - 9801 Centerway Road, Gaithersburg, MD

Open Bethlehem spans seven momentous years in the life of Bethlehem, revealing a city of astonishing beauty and political strife under occupation. The documentary follows the story of director Leila Sansour as she returns to her hometown as it is soon to be encircled by The Wall. Chronicling Sansour’s campaign to stop occupying Israeli forces encircling Bethlehem, this fierce and poignant story maps a determined and ongoing effort to unite Christians, Muslims and Jews in the desire for free access to the Holy City. Sansour, who lives in Bethlehem and London, plans to participate in the moderated discussion.