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In the Middle East, Christians and other minorities are being violently persecuted. "Faithkeepers" gives face and voice to the humanitarian crisis and genocide affecting millions in the Middle East

How to Host a Film Showing

6 – 8 weeks before

  • Schedule date and time

    • Make sure you check all school calendars to avoid conflict with other events

    • Determine when students are most likely to attend. Try a student survey!

  • Get funding

    • Secure funding for snacks, flyers, etc. (work with pro-Israel organizations, churches, synagogues, etc.)


4 – 6 weeks before

  • Advertise!

    • Hang up flyers, table in the quad, use social media, email faculty/staff, announce it in your classes, ask community members to announce it in their workplaces, places of worship, etc.

    • Keep it consistent! Start by making social media posts at least three days a week and then increase as you get closer to the event. People should see it often.

    • Bug people! Send reminder emails at least once a week so no one forgets.

    • If there will be food, make sure everyone knows


1 – 4 weeks before

  • Snacks

    • Decide what snacks are best for your movie night (people like variety).

    • Designate who will pick up and store snacks (stay under budget).

  • Assign event jobs

    • On the day of the event, you’ll need:

      • Someone outside directing people to the movie area

      • Someone managing the sign in sheet (very important)

      • People greeting guests at all entrances

      • Someone to introduce the film/lead discussion afterwards

  • Pre-screen the film and go over/create discussion questions so you’re prepared to talk

  • Keep advertising!


Day of event

  • Advertising push

    • Do one last social media and email push the day before and the day of the event

  • Revisit the assigned jobs

  • Take pictures!

  • Be sure to promote the DC summit, your club meetings, and any upcoming events you have

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