Announcements

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The Arab American National Museum (AANM), the Arab Film and Media Institute (AFMI), ArteEast, and Mizna proudly present the Arab Film Fest Collab (AFFC) from December 3 to 13, 2020. The AFFC is a collectively produced virtual film festival, screening independent Arab cinema for audiences across the United States.

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In this report, the author's Hafsa Kanjwal and Paula Thompson attempt to examine India’s recent developments during the COVID-19 pandemic, which comes as a follow up to our more extensive and detailed research on Islamophobia in the country. Islamophobia Studies Center, Berkeley, CA

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Namira Islam Anani. Namira is a lawyer and graphic designer. She is the Co-Founder of the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative (MuslimARC), an organization which provides racial justice education and training. Namira previously practiced in poverty law in Flint, Michigan; worked in prisoners’ rights litigation; and interned in international criminal law and war crimes for the United Nations in The Hague, The Netherlands. Her legal background includes research on racism, global education standards, and the UN Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training.

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7th Annual Paris Islamophobia Conference
France's Islamophobia: Religious "Separatism" - Disciplining Muslimness
Dec 12 and 13, 2020

The Islamophobia Studies Center, Berkley, CA, aims to challenge Islamophobia through Applied Research, Civic Engagement, Education, and Global Classrooms, all to impact policy.

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vQpqHPrYS7m-af1Yne4Gpw?fbclid=IwAR0d...

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12:15 PM EST

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The 1st annual Sabira Cole Film Festival ventures online for 2020, inviting viewers into a new virtual space that continues to bring the Pittsburgh community a curated collection of independent cinema from or about the African Diaspora. This year’s festival brings not just dynamic features and short films but also live events with filmmakers and local organizations. Find the full festival schedule here: SCFF2020

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Bassel & The Supernaturals tells the story of Bassel Almadani's experience as a first generation Syrian-American—using soulful melodies and a funky style, deeply inspired by Otis Reading, and using captivating lyrics of love, loss, and the war in Syria.

The group is also deeply values driven, dedicated to building awareness and empathy for Syrian refugees. A substantial portion of their proceeds benefit the Karam Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization focused on building a better future for Syria.

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Antigone
Pittsburgh Premiere
$15 per ticket
screening Nov 12 - 22, 2020

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Three Rivers Film Festiva

Ala Kachuu - Take and Run
Pittsburgh Premiere
$15 per ticket

Nov 12 - 22, 20202

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Adam
Pittsburgh Premiere Three Rivers Film Festival
A single mom, Abla, runs a modest bakery from her home in Casablanca where she lives with her 8-year old daughter. Enter a young pregnant woman looking for a job and a roof over her head. Unwilling at first to allow a stranger into their lives, Abla’s resolve softens and the change becomes a positive for all of them. This beautifully acted debut feature from Maryam Touzani is a character driven tale that blends the perfect ingredients to create a satisfying and heart-felt story. (Adult Content: sexual situations, nudity)

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