GREEN ROOM: Conversations with artists and cultural workers

The People's Forum 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

The green room is more than ” a waiting room” for performing artists. The Green Room is a place where culture creators build politically, and socially. In this edition we will be in conversation with Pablo Placencia "PLA", a muralist from Chile, Ras Moshe, a musician from Brooklyn; and Cece Carpio, an artist focused on telling stories of immigration, ancestry, resistance, and resilience.

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Makibaka Level 1

Ever wanted to learn Filipino? Through this beginner’s course, not only will we be studying the language itself, but also the history of the Filipino people and the socio-cultural context that helped shape the national language.

“Presencia Terror”: A tribute to the great Dominican iconoclast Luis “El Terror” Días

The People's Forum 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

Join us to the launch of "Presencia Terror" an audiovisual focused on documenting a small part of the work of Luis "El Terror" Días, one of the most influential artists in Dominican arts of the 20th century. Acompáñanos al lanzamiento de "Presencia Terror"
un audiovisual enfocado en documentar una pequeña parte de la obra de Luis "El Terror" Días, uno de los artistas más influyentes en las artes dominicanas del siglo XX.

BUILDING THE COMMUNE

The People's Forum 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

Today, as struggles against neoliberalism, capitalism, and imperialism grow internationally, the lessons from Venezuela’s ongoing experiments in radical democracy are as urgent as ever.

11 Años de Golpe: Narco-Dictadura y Resistencia

Una conversación con el presidente Manuel Zelaya, coordinador general del Partido Libre de Honduras// a conversation with President Manuel Zelaya, General Coordinator of the Libre Party of Honduras.

Jose Carlos Mariátegui: Marxism of the South

A lecture and discussion on the life and contributions of Mariátegui, who was the first to emphasize that those fighting revolution must adapt classical Marxist theory to the particular conditions of Latin America and stressed that indigenous peoples must take a leading role in any revolutionary struggle.

FILM SCREENING: ‘THE MOMENT WAS NOW’ – HISTORY COMES ALIVE

During this historic moment of both crisis and opportunity, the film version of the musical, The Moment Was Now, captures the striking parallels between the era of Reconstruction portrayed in the film and our current movements for justice.

Arabic Language and Film Club Summer 2020 Class Registration

Algarabía Language Co-op is offering new *virtual* Arabic courses! Special focus will be given to learning vocabulary and community organizing terminology relevant to contemporary social movements in the U.S. and the Arab world.

OUT OF SIGHT: Film Screening and Discussion

"Out of Sight" features 18-year-old Farzan Sheikh, who was struck in the face, on two separate occasions, by lead pellets fired by Indian occupying forces in Srinagar, Kashmir.