Hate Can't Stop A Sisterhood
The United States is experiencing a surge in hate crimes as a tide of white supremacy gathers momentum nationwide. Muslim and Jewish communities are particularly at risk. Stranger/Sister is the story of two ordinary women, one Muslim and one Jewish, who dare to believe they can join hands to stop the wave of hate. Overcoming a long history of distrust between their two religions, they build a movement that turns strangers into sisters, challenging our assumptions about how to fight hate in America. Intimately following women from Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom chapters in Austin, Chicago, and across the Nation, the Sisters build a powerful network of hope in a time of chaos and hate.
Filmed over the course of three years, Emmy-winning filmmakers, Kirsten Kelly and Katie Taber have worked with Sisters from across the nation to capture this powerful story. In Fall 2020, the film is launching a multi-year screenings and engagement campaign, working with an exciting list of partners such as The Pluralism Project at Harvard and Southern Poverty Law Center, among many others.
Directed by Kirsten Kelly & Katie Taber | Run Time 39 minutes | A Transform Films Production
The year-long national social impact campaign for Stranger/Sister is designed to be a powerful catalyst for dialogue and to create opportunities to educate, engage and activate the public to stop hate. The impact campaign goals, inspired by the incredible work of the Sisterhood, focus on: uniting communities against hate, intentional relationship building, and creating peaceful dialogue across lines of difference.
Let's change the world together
Odyssey Impact® equips you with the tools you need to have a successful screening, so anyone can be a screening host!
You can host a screening just about anywhere — at your local library, house of worship, office, book club, classroom, civic groups, schools, museums, and more! Screenings can even be hosted virtually.
Just fill out the form below, and we’ll guide you through the process.
Step out of your comfort zone and commit to engaging in a conversation with someone unlike yourself. Share your #StrangerToSister story on social media.
Odyssey’s custom-built resources serve as tools to build awareness, shift attitudes, and inspire action directly in your community. We have discussion guides, facilitator guides, faith-based guides, and more!
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Here are just a few stories of transformative screenings that communities have hosted of Stranger/Sister.
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