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At the 40th VC Film Festival, the filmmaking team behind “A Town Called Victoria” presents a community art installation.  Several olive “Wish Trees” are installed at select festival venues, with small messages tied to the branches. We invite festival-goers to take a moment to write and display your words of peace and solidarity towards building a lasting ceasefire in Gaza.At the “Wish Tree”, select a slip of paper, write a message of peace that you wish to put out into the world, and gently tie your message onto a branch. After the festival, the trees will be donated to local mosques.
Please take part in this community action and join our collective wish for peace in these difficult times.
Presented by Taz Ahmed (Impact Strategist) and Li Lu (Director) of “A Town Called Victoria”, a 3-part docuseries about the arson of the Victoria Islamic Center and the resilience of a community. Learn more about the series here: