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WHEN ARABS DANCE–FREEP Film Festival
Apr
13
7:30 PM19:30

WHEN ARABS DANCE–FREEP Film Festival

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Filmmaker Jawad Rhalib uses dance as a lens to document diverse creative voices in the Muslim world and explore complex contradictions and conflicts that define Arab life in the 21st Century, as a new generation seeks to free itself from bonds of stereotypes and repression. Read more→

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Yemen's Crises and Renaissance
Feb
21
7:00 PM19:00

Yemen's Crises and Renaissance

Stories Never Told is a traveling display curated by local Yemeni American social entrepreneur Hanan Ali Yahya in partnership with AANM. It narrates the artistic renaissance born out of Yemen’s crises via visual art, short films, poetry, writing and productions of Yemeni artists residing in Yemen and the diaspora. Read more→

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THE FEELING OF BEING WATCHED
Nov
15
7:00 PM19:00

THE FEELING OF BEING WATCHED

In an Arab-American neighborhood outside of Chicago, most of filmmaker Assia Boundaoui’s neighbors think they have been under surveillance for over a decade. While investigating their experiences, Assia uncovers tens of thousands of pages of FBI documents that prove her hometown was the subject of one of the largest counter-terrorism investigations ever conducted in the U.S. before 9/11. Read more→

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