Event Details
Premiere: Stockholm, Sweden

Swedish Parliament

Stockholm, Sweden

(November 22, 2016)

Our Last Stand will screen at the Swedish Parliament in Stockholm on November 22. The film, and filmmakers Helma Adde and Jordan Allott, have been invited by Swedish politicians Birgitta Ohlsson and Robert Hannah, as well as A Demand For Action Founder Nuri Seyhan Kino.

Denver, CO

Denver, CO

(December 6, 2016)

More info to come.

Los Angeles, CA

Beverly Hills, CA

(December 7, 2016)

Ahrya Fine Arts Theater
8556 Wilshire Blvd Beverly Hills, CA 90211

The event is FREE and hosted by:
In Defense of Christians
Southern California Chapter, with Tony Azzi

Where: Ahrya Fine Arts Theater 8556 Wilshire Blvd Beverly Hills, CA 90211
When: Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
8:00 Showing
9:00 Panel discussion with filmmakers Helma Adde and Jordan Allott
9:30-10:30 Reception

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London, Great Britain

London, Great Britain

(January 18, 2017)

More info to come.

Sheen Center

Sheen Center

New York, NY

(February 7, 2017)

More info to come.

Acton Institute

Acton Institute

Grand Rapids, Michigan

(April 20, 2017)

More info to come.

Other screenings

A multitude of other screenings are being organized in cities around the U.S., Europe and Australia, including those cities listed below. Details to come.

Phoenix, AZ
Chicago, IL
Rockford, IL
Greenwich, CN
Houston, TX
Kansas City, KS
Oklahoma City, OK
Rome, Italy
Berlin, Germany
Melbourne, Australia


Event Details
Glendale International Film Festival

5-Star Cinema

Glendale, CA

(October 4, 2016)

Our Last Stand was screened at and nominated for Best Documentary at the Glendale International Film Festival in Glendale, California.

“I watched Our Last Stand at the Glendale International Film Festival last night and it made me cry many times. In fact, it is now 2:30 AM here in LA and I still can’t sleep. It was a great movie and I really congratulate you on your brave decision to risk your life and travel to the region and show what is happening there.”

-An attendee at the Glendale International Film Festival


Premiere: Wichita, Kansas

Warren Theatre East

Wichita, Kansas

(September 19, 2016)

Over 200 people came out for the Wichita premiere of Our Last Stand in late September. The screening and panel discussion was hosted by In Defense of Christians – Wichita and Fr. Paul O’Callaghan and held at the East 13th Ave Warren Theatre.

Saratoga Springs Film Festival

Bow Tie Cinema (19 Railroad Place)

Saratoga Springs, NY

(September 17, 2016)

Our Last Stand screened at the Saratoga Springs Film Festival on September 17th, 2016 at 9:25pm at the Bow Tie Cinema (19 Railroad Place)in Saratoga Springs, NY.


Premiere: Washington D.C.

The Heritage Foundation

Washington D.C.

(September 9, 2016)

A full house of almost 300 people attended the Washington D.C. Premiere of Our Last Stand. The screening, reception and Q & A was hosted by In Defense of Christians during its 2016 National Advocacy Convention and was held at the Heritage Foundation. dc-4


Revolution Me Film Festival

New York, NY

(August 20, 2016)

Our Last Stand screened at the Revolution Me Film Festival in New York on Saturday, August 20th. Our Last Stand won awards for Best Feature Documentary and Best Documentary Director.

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Premiere: New York City

SVA Theater

New York, NY

(August 19, 2016)

Our Last Stand premiered at the SVA Theatre in Manhattan to over 400 people on Friday August 19th.  This special event was hosted by In Defense of Christians- New York Chapter.  



Presentation: 33rd Annual Syriac Orthodox Youth Convention

East Rutherford, NJ

(July 8, 2016)

Our Last Stand producer Helma Adde was invited to speak at the 33rd Annual Syriac Orthodox Youth Convention for the Eastern United States. This gathering, held at the Meadowlands Hilton in New Jersey, was attended by over 300 youth participants from around the world. A former member of this youth organization herself, Helma was eager to share scenes from the upcoming film and speak to the youth about the escalating crisis afflicting the Assyrian Chaldean Syriac Christians in their indigenous homeland in the Middle East.



Pre-Screening: St.Mark’s Syriac Orthodox Cathedral New Jersey

St. Mark's Syriac Orthodox Cathedral

New Jersey

(June 15, 2016)

Our Last Stand was pre-screened at St. Mark’s Syriac Orthodox Cathedral in New Jersey on June 15, during an event hosted by Archbishop Jean Kawak entitled, “101 Years in the Making: We Remember SAYFO”. Over 100 people showed up to watch the event, which included a discussion about the work of In Defense of Christians. A Demand For Action’s Steve Oshana joined the producers for a discussion after the screening.

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From (L) to (R): Helma Adde, Fr. Khouroyo Gabriel Adde, ADFA’s Steve Oshana, His Eminence Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, OLS producer Jordan Allott, and event organizer Christa Darakjy


Presentation: “WeAreN” 2016 Religious Freedom Conference

United Nations

New York

(May 6, 2016)

Producers Jordan Allott and Helma Adde joined In Defense of Christians at the We Are N 2016 Religious Freedom Conference at the United Nations in New York in late April. The OLS trailer was shown as part of the 3-day event hosted by CitizenGO and IDC.13119812_258773781140734_5607694632272374459_o


Pre Screening: St. Michael’s Catholic Church

Diocese of Houston, TX

(April 7, 2016)

On April 5, 2016, a pre-screening (rough-cut) of Our Last Stand was presented at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Houston, TX. Over 120 people showed up for the presentation.



Pre-Screening: European Union Parliament

Brussels, Belgium

(April 7, 2016)

Our Last Stand was pre-screened with members of the EU Parliament to help educate them about the need to fund Christian militias, including the Syriac military Council (featured in Our Last Stand)

Brussels, Belgium

Brussels, Belgium

Presentation: Franciscan University

Steubenville, Ohio

(March 18, 2016)

Our Last Stand producers Helma Adde and Jordan Allott were invited to present scenes from their upcoming film to students and faculty at Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio.—An-Update/


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Presentation: International Christian Concern (ICC)

Harrisburg, PA

(February 25, 2016)

Our Last Stand co-producer Helma Adde spoke to a group of pastors about the persecution of AssyrianChaldeanSyriac Christians in the Middle East.


Presentation: The Forum Lecture Series

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church

Arlington, VA

(February 19, 2016)

The FORUM Lecture Series presented a lecture by Our Last Stand filmmaker Jordan Allott. The lecture included videos and photos from his travels in Iraq and Syria. Jordan was joined by In Defense of Christian’s Executive Director, Kirsten Evans.


Presentation: Franciscan University Institute for Leadership Reception

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church

Arlington, VA

(October 30, 2015)

Speaking to alumni and sophomore students of the Leadership Institute of Franciscan University of Steubenville, Jordan Allott presented about the plight of Christians in the Middle East and showed the trailer for his film, Our Last Stand.

Presentation: French Embassy

Washington D.C.

(September 10, 2015)

The trailer for Our Last Stand was shown for the first time at In Defense of Christians’ National Leadership Conference. The trailer was shown along with other documentaries, art exhibits and a question and answer program during the cultural event at the French Embassy.
French Embassy