Celebration of Yemen: Days in The Heart of the Revolution & Socotra

Days in The Heart of the Revolution
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alwan for the Arts, 16 Beaver Street, 4th Floor (b/w Broad and Broadway), Lower Manhattan
Admission: Suggested Contribution: General Admission $10 | Students and Seniors $5

Doors open at 6:30pm

3rd i NY joins Alwan for the Arts in celebrating and appreciating the unique and diverse arts and culture of Yemen in a special series that will span over two weeks and will include film screenings with discussions, a book launch on The Silver Treasures from the Land of Sheba, and a concert by the astounding Yemeni-musician Abdulrahman al-Akhfash. For full series schedule visit: http://alwanforthearts.org/event/1044

ABOUT THE FILMS

Days in The Heart of the Revolution
Ammar Basha, Yemen, 2012, 46 minutes

This series of short documentaries examines the plight of citizens displaced by the conflicts in Abyan and Saʻdah, and other pressing contemporary issues.

Socotra (H’er wa Imshin)
Felisa Jimenez, Yemen & Colombia, 2013, 36 minutes

This hauntingly beautiful documentary explores the social changes that have come to the remote Yemeni island of Socotra in recent years.

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Sponsors
3rdi NY Film Programming is made possible in part with public funds from the Fund for Creative Communities, supported by New York State Council on the Arts, and the Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, both in partnership with 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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Alwan’s programs are made possible, in part, with public funds from the New York State Council of the Arts (NYSCA) and New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in Partnership with the City Council.

 

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