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November 21, 2019
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memmi, fanon and sansour

today we discussed albert #memmi and franz #fanon’s work and then used that context for larissa sansour’s ‘nation estate’ – a short film we watched and discussed with our special guest muna najib #palestine #honorsprogram @stjohnfishercollege @rochesterny

November 9, 2019
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celebrate palestine 2019

with ammi abbu and lovely friends at the #celebrate#palestine event at third #presbyterianchurch in @rochesterny – it’s an event i suggested years ago when i was on the planning committee of the witness palestine film festival i also suggested the name ‘celebrate palestine’ because there … Continue reading

October 31, 2019
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daughter of nepal at SJFC

my wonderful friend filmmaker Surbhi Dewan screened her short film Daughter of Nepal for my students today and talked about present day #politics in #nepalshe also showed a short clip from the film she’s working on right now which is about the #thirdgender community in #kashmirSt. John Fisher Honors Program