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A Ripple of Hope

RFK in the Land of Apartheid: Ripple of Hope

Website: http://www.rfksafilm.org/

Prof. Larry Shore and Prof. Tami Gold’s film and website
featured in “New Movie on RFK in South Africa”
Global Engagement: The World Affairs Blog Network
http://globalengagement.foreignpolicyblogs.com/2010/02/18/new-movie-on-rfk-in-south-africa/
and
The Huffington Post
Mandela, RFK and the Sacrifice of Statement
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-bohrer/mandela-rfk-and-the-sacri_b_458513.html

IMA Alumna Pam Sporn presents at BAM

With a Stroke of the Chaveta at BAM
Cultures of Resistance Program

Part of the BAMcinématek series The Best of the African Diaspora Film Festival

Screening: Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 7:10 PM (58 Minutes Long)

This program looks at rarely explored cultural traditions in Latin America. Features With a Stroke of the Chaveta (2007) Directed by Pam Sporn. USA/Cuba. This documentary reveals the tradition of lectores, or readers, which was an integral part of the world of Cuban cigar makers from the 1800s to the early 1900s. In Spanish with English subtitles. Shown with Solidarity in Saya: An Afro-Bolivian Music Movement (2009) Directed by Maya Jensen. Bolivia. Through music and very revealing interviews with Afro-Bolivian economist Juan Angola Maconde and others, this documentary explores the little known Afro-Bolivian population. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Pam’s interview on NY1noticias at: http://www.ny1noticias.com/13-portada-news-content/113788/en-entrevista—con-el-toque-de-la-chaveta-

IMA Alumna Vandana Sood presents “Taxi Takes on Terror”

Part of the Organizing 2.0 Conference Vandana will be
talking about her experience of using Web 2.0 strategies for her thesis project, The Taxi Takes on Terror.
www.thetaxitakes. com

When: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 7:00 PM
Where: The Tank Space for Performing and Visual Arts – 45th St. and 9th Ave.
Tickets are $5.00 in advance: http://www.brownpap ertickets. com/event/ 96989
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