Average Rating 0 Reviews View My Neighborhood is a film produced by Just Vision, a nonprofit organization that supports Palestinians and Israelis who pursue freedom, dignity, security and peace using nonviolent means. The film tells the true story of Mohammed El Kurd, an 11 year old Palestinian boy from East Jerusalem. After Mohammed and his family are displaced by Israeli settlers, they join with other neighborhood residents to hold unarmed protests. Several Israeli supporters join the protests and, simultaneously, build friendships with Mohammed and his family. Attached to this resource is a discussion guide and other resources that supplement teaching with this film. This discussion guide is can be used to hold a screening of the film in your classroom and hold a constructive conversation around the film’s key themes. It provides background information and discussion questions about the situation in East Jerusalem today, and about the efforts of In the appendices you will find additional Just Vision materials including a supplemental lesson plan about nonviolence, an in-depth FAQ, and quotes faith leaders may choose to incorporate in their sermons. Some of these materials rely upon excerpts from interviews available at www.justvision.org/visionaries. Supporting Files File My_Neighbourhood_Discussion_Guide.pdf Related Resources TeachMidEast: Art, Language and CultureHistory & Culture Lesson Plan: Exploring Stereotypes with American Film and TelevisionHistory & Culture Lesson Plan - Where in the World Is the Middle East? History & Culture ArchNetHistory & Culture Reviews Login to submit a review There are no reviews yet for this resource.