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Screening & Discussion: 3rd i NY Presents: Hip Hop is Bigger than the Occupation

Mon, June 6, 2011 7:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Tickets $10 suggested donation - no one will be turned away.

Existence is Resistance & Nana Dankwa present:

"Hip Hop Is Bigger Than The Occupation" - A documentary about a ten day journey of artists traveling through Palestine, teaching and performing Non Violent Resistance through the arts. The tour included M1 of Dead Prez, Shadia Mansour, Marcel Cartier, Mazzi of Soul Purpose, DJ Vega Benetton, Lowkey, Jody McIntyre and Trinidad, Brandon and Lavie from the South West Youth Collaborative/University of Hip Hop Chicago.

Staying in the heart of Balata Refugee Camp @ the Yafa Cultural Center in Nablus the group witnesses night raids, meet families of shaheeds as well as young Palestinians who have been jailed, shot, humiliated, they come face to face with Daniel Luria in the heart of Jerusalem and confront him, they visit Hebron where there are roads for the Jews and Roads for the Arabs, the group visits Bi'lin where they get shot at and tear gassed and experience first hand what it felt like living under occupation.

Please come out and watch this emotional and educational journey. All proceeds are donated 100% towards the next EIR tour (2011)

See TRAILER HERE!

For tickets and more info please email eir.nyc@gmail.com or call 917-294-6781

About 3rd i NY

3rd I New York’s monthly film/video/media salon is designed by local filmmakers and cultural producers to showcase the works of independent media makers of South Asian, Central Asian, and Arab descent. Providing alternative forums for these filmmakers who often have few venues to showcase their work and whose cultures and histories are often demonized or misrepresented in mainstream media, not only increases their visibility, but also provides a social forum for peers and audiences to participate in an ongoing discussion.

Our Sponsors

3rdi NY Film Programming is made possible in part by the Fund for Creative Communities, supported by NYSCA and administered by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Alwan for the Arts hosts our monthly screenings series. We are thankful to the SINGH Foundation for acting as our fiscal sponsor.

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