Film Screening: A Sharp Light That Shines

Ferguson Hall, 600 S. Michigan Ave

Film Screening: A Sharp Light That Shines

A Sharp Light That Shines features a selection of short narrative and experimental documentary films from filmmakers exploring global migration from their varied backgrounds and perspectives. These films focus on patterns of human movement around the globe as a current event, a lived history, an inherited and shared memory, and a contemporary experience. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-a-sharp-light-that-shines-tickets-55978090977

Films include:

Rana Kazkaz & Anas Khalaf, Mare Nostrum, 2017

Jazra Khaleed, Gone is Syria, gone, 2016

Puck Lo, After/Life, 2018

Victor Lindgren, The Comet, 2017

Razan Al Salah, Your father was born 100 years old and so was the Nakba, 2017

Tyma Hezam, Here You Are, 2017

Josh Begley, Best of Luck with the Wall, 2016

Mathilde Babo, After the Spring, 2017

           

 

Image credit: Rana Kazkaz and Anas Khalaf, Still from Mare Nostrum, 2017

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