Pressure Points: Israel, Berkeley, and the Divestment Movement
Pressure Points

The University of California at Berkeley, home of the Free Speech Movement, recently saw the nation’s first extended, public debates over the merits of a resolution advocating that the UC system divest from companies militarily supporting Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian West Bank and East Jerusalem, and the military attacks on and blockade of Gaza.

Using interviews, film from the Berkeley student senate proceedings, campus rallies, and supporting documentary footage from the Palestinian territories and Egypt, Pressure Points explores the dynamics of the debate and its historic significance within U.S. social justice movements.

Year: 2012

Time: 50 minutes

Watch the film for free here: https://www.cultureunplugged.com/documentary/watch-online/play/53039/Pressure-Points–Israel–Berkeley–and-the-Divestment-Resolution

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