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June 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Film Preview: We Are Unarmed (Work in Progress)

A fresh look at the peaceful resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), the film bears witness to this historic event from the first week of September to forced evacuation on February 23rd.
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June 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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BALOJI: FILM SCREENING SERIES

Join us for a film screening of three films from Baloji: KANIAMA SHOW, PEAU DE CHAGRIN/BLEU DE NUIT, ZOMBIES .
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June 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

WHAT HAPPENED, MISS SIMONE?: FILM SCREENING

The documentary chronicles the life of singer Nina Simone, who became a civil rights activist and moved to Liberia following the turbulence of the 1960s.
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June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Hour of Lynching

Having bought two dairy cows, Rakbar Khan was lynched by a mob of “cow vigilantes” on the accusation of smuggling them. His wife seeks meaning in mourning his death, while his perpetrators, in denying it.
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June 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

What is Democracy? A Film Screening and Discussion

Coming at a moment of profound political and social crisis, What Is Democracy? reflects on a word we too often take for granted. If we want to live in democracy, we must first ask what the word even means.
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June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Prescreening of CHULAS FRONTERAS (Beautiful Borders)

A zesty introduction to the music and culture of the Texas-Mexican border. During this event we will show special clips of the about-to-be released movie Chulas Fronteras directed by Les Blank.
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June 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

FILM SCREENING: Camp de Thiaroye

As the Senegalese troops are about to be transferred out of the camp, they learn they will only be given half the pay for their service as the French troops are unfairly converting French francs to Senegalese francs at half the rate to save money.
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July 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

SANTIAGO ALVAREZ FILMS

A special viewing of the works of Santiago Alvarez, a Cuban filmmaker and journalist whose revolutionary vision of the world continue to inspire militant cinema today.
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July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Chisholm ‘72: Unbought & Unbossed

Join us in recalling a watershed event in US politics, this compelling documentary takes an in-depth look at the 1972 presidential campaign of Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman elected to Congress and the first to seek nomination for the highest office in the land, born and raised in the Bronx.
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July 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Film Screening: Happy-Go-Lucky

“Sally Hawkins plays it superbly though: exactly right for the part and utterly at ease with a role that is uniquely demanding. In the factory-farmed blandness of the movies, Happy-Go-Lucky has a strong, real taste.”
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August 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Cinema from Occupied Territories – “Life is Waiting” (Western Sahara)

Join us for a screening of the documentary Life is Waiting, from Director Iara Lee. This film chronicles the everyday violence experienced by Sahrawis living under Moroccan occupation and voices the aspirations of a desert people for whom the era of colonialism never ended.
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August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

AS AN ACT OF PROTEST

Described once as an "internal Battle of Algiers" and "radical Taxi Driver" (had that film been a progressive movie), As an Act of Protest is a perfect introduction to Dennis Leroy Kangalee's art and work as a cultural activist.
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