☰ Sidebar
Voting period for this idea type has passed

SXSW 2020

Documenting a Movement: Muslim & Jewish Women Unite

In these divisive times, filmmakers follow the new movement of the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom – over 6,000 Muslim and Jewish Women who are banding together to fight the rise in hate. Ignorance is a major precipitator of hate, and this powerful grassroots network of ‘Sisters” is overcoming differences to build connections over similar values and beliefs. They are approaching challenging dialogue in innovative, peace-building ways and, together, rising up to combat prejudice and hate. Stranger/Sister, a new documentary with accompanying engagement campaign, captures the story of their extraordinary community-building and will serve as a catalyst for peace-building initiatives, furthering the mission of the Sisterhood and expanding discussions to different faith and secular organizations.

Share this idea

Related Media

Takeaways

  1. How can personal narratives help navigate through divisive ideologies and challenging dialogue?
  2. In tumultuous and divisive times, how can story/media help breed compassion for one another?
  3. Examining the nuances and challenges of telling provocative and sensitive stories as a journalist, filmmaker or storyteller.

Speakers

Organizer

Kirsten Kelly, Sr Producer & Filmmaker, Odyssey Impact

Meta Information:

  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Media & Journalism
  • Level: Advanced
Show me another idea

Add Comments

comments powered by Disqus

SXSW reserves the right to restrict access to or availability of comments related to PanelPicker proposals that it considers objectionable.