This Month

February 20th, 2003.

National Day of Solidarity with Muslim, Arab, and South Asian Immigrants (Evening of Culture)

An evening of film, poetry, music and more in coordination with the 2nd National Day of Solidarity with Muslim, Arab, and South Asian Immigrants. Bringing together diverse artistic voices condemning the attacks onimmigrants and telling the stories of those under attack. The event was the night before the The Coalition Against Special Registration's demonstration against the 3rd phase of the INS "Special Registrations".

HATERS by Tania Cuevas-Martinez & Lubna Khalid

A film which aims to historically contextualize the act of "demonization" that occurs through the usage of codified language, sound bytes, and repetition of images of various ethnic groups within the United States. The film journeys through key historical periods and contains interviews with leading theorists and activists, as well as personal accounts from victims of hate crimes and racial profiling. Featuring spoken word from Palestinian poet Suheir Hammad.
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WHEN THEY STARTED BOMBING by Saba Waheed & Ivan Jaigirdar

Uses personal narrative and an array of images from news television to make a complicated statement about the US bombings of Afghanistan as well as past military expeditions, the role of media during wartime, and the effects of September 11 on the lives of immigrants.


PERFORMERS Mahina Movement, Dana Hanchard, Abstract Humanity, Kontrast, Korean Drumming Group

St. Paul & St. Andrew Methodist Church, 263 W. 86th Street at West End Ave


Friday, February 21st, 2003. 7 PM


In collaboration with OPS of Columbia University
A third screening of Hasan Zaidi's film

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