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From the Margin to the Center: Documentary Films on the Middle East and Muslim Diaspora

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Join us for the screening of the two films below. There will be a reception at 6pm followed by the film screening at 6:30pm. Q&A with each film's director will following the screening.

Colors of Resistance is a personal journey that questions the concept of belonging to a place that is struggling to survive, inside and outside its own borders. 

Imprisoning a Generation is a documentary film following the stories of four young Palestinians who have been detained and imprisoned under the Israeli military and political systems. 


SATURday, february 22

RSVP here.investigative broadcasting symposium 2020Broadcast leaders reveal how investigative journalism is fueling profitable new enterprises. How investigative content and long-form storytelling helps create award-winning podcasts, network television, cable and video-streaming specials, and docu-series films. Presented and organized by Chris Halsne, American University Investigative Broadcaster in Residence. This event is free and includes lunch and networking opportunities for students and young professionals.

Resistance: the exhibition with kk ottesen

tuesday, february 4th
doyle-forman theater, SCHOOL OF communication

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In a cultural juncture marked by public engagement in social challenges, people are standing up and speaking out. Struggles for equity and demand for voices to be heard characterize these fascinating times. People are organizing and understanding the power of prepared action in both big and subtle ways. This is, in short, the resistance period. The exhibition curates the best photographic images around the theme of resistance from across the world. The images will be exhibited from February 3 – March 30, 2020, at the School of Communication, American University.

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