“The Isis Trial” screening FREE @ Old Chatham Quakers, 7pm, 9/14 (potluck at 6pm)

“The Isis Trial” screening Saturday, September 14, 2019, Potluck at 6:00 PM, film at 7:00 PM at the Old Chatham Quaker Meetinghouse, 539 County Route 13, Old Chatham NY, across from Pitt Hall Road and Powell House.

“The Isis Trial” by local filmmaker Ellie Bernstein, is a look at the controversial investigation and trial of 3 young Somali boys with no history of violence accused and convicted of terrorism in 2016 and sentenced to a combined total of 95 years.  Orchestrated by the FBI, this is the second largest federal terrorism case in the United States.  The film examines the controversial use of informants and how federal Countering Violent Extremism programs have divided communities.

Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served and a moderated discussion will follow led by the filmmaker and Attorneys Kathy Manley and Steve Downs.  For more information call 518-794-3048.  For directions:  www.oldchathamquakers.org