Awake Zion explores the connections between Rasta, Reggae and Judaism. Through the themes of music, roots and culture, it exposes the senselessness of hate and intolerance by highlighting kinship in the face of difference.
…and the Zion Train chugs on back west for more Bay Area and Hawaii screenings; along with an upcoming hot Japanese DVD release on Nowonmedia (www.nowondvd.net). In Berkeley, Hyim will play a live set after the screening (www.hyimvibe.com). And if you’re at Burning Man this year, stay tuned to K-Svert 106.5 FM on the Playa for Awake Zion screening info.
San Francisco, The Red Vic Aug 22 at 7:15 & 9:15 pm – 1727 Haight Street
Screenings will be followed by Q&A with filmmaker. Tickets: $8 ($4 for kids and seniors)
Berkeley Screening & Live Show by Hyim – Aug 24 at 8 pm – 2215 Prince St (near Ashby Bart stop)
Chochmat HaLev is a spiritual community in Berkeley focused on the renewal of Judaism as a joyful and relevant path for people to live a spiritual life. Tickets: $8 members ($10 non-members)
Girl Fest Hawaii, Honolulu, Sept 14 at 8 pm
The mission of Girl Fest is to change peer culture in order to prevent increasing violence against women and girls through education, entertainment and positive representation of women.