Challenging Power

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Challenging Power is a series of reflections on the the Olympia Food Co-op decision to boycott Israeli products – the first grocery store in the United States to do so. The film examines the significance of this, and the role such actions play in the process of social change.

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directed by Johan Genberg

On July 15, 2010, the Olympia Food Co-op became the first grocery store in the United States to boycott Israeli products.  The board of directors made the consensus decision with encouragement from member activists. The Co-op has 15,000 members and operates two stores in Olympia, WA—the hometown of Rachel Corrie.

Challenging Power is a series of reflections on the decision to boycott, its significance, and the role it plays in the process of social change.

Film Trailer
Official film trailer on Vimeo

Related Links
Boycott Divestment Sanctions (BDS) Movement
Olympia BDS
Olympia Food Co-Op

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Weight 0.5 lbs
Film Specs

Classification: Documentary Directed by: Johan Genberg DVD release date: 2011 Language: English Run time: 18 minutes

Awards

-Official Selection, Olympia 8th Annual Mideast Film Festival, 2011