[nyfoil-l] 2007 NY Arab & South Asian Film Festival Tix Available + Party Info
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2007 New York Arab & South Asian Film Festival
Friday, February 23 - Sunday, March 4
Film Festival Opening Party with DJ REKHA
Saturday, FEB 24th, 10 PM to whenever...
Alwan for the Arts, 16 Beaver St, 4th Fl.
$10 at door only, PLUS - free drink with every movie ticket stub!
Dance the night away to eclectic Arab Pop, Bhangra, Bollywood, Disco
and much more. Nominated best DJ by New York Magazine, DJ REKHA is a
cultural instigator that has put bhangra music on the map in North America.
When not playing alongside the likes of Sarah Jones, DJ Spooky, Outkast, The
Roots, LeTigre, Devo, and Rah Digga, she is hosting her legendary parties:
Basement Bhangra, Bollywood Disco, and more recently Beat Bazaar.
And reserve your seat for the Gala Night at Alwan
Saturday, March 3, 2007. 8 PM:
Tix $100 RSVP to: info at alwanforthearts.org
Enjoy Dinner with Visiting Directors, Open Premium Bar & Live Entertainment
FILM FESTSIVAL INFO
2007 New York Arab & South Asian Film Festival 23
February - 4 March 2007
All Tix, All venues: $10
Online Tix Sales By Venue:
Online Tix Sales for Pioneer Theater only:
Organized by Alwan for the Arts, 3rd i NY, South Asian Women's Creative
Collective, Downtown Community TV, and Rotterdam Arab Film Festival.
Over 75 recent features, documentaries and shorts showcase the creative
vitality of North Africa, the Middle East, South Asia and their diasporas.
Several directors will be in attendance and panel discussions held. Check
the website for updates, articles, interviews, synopses, schedule by date,
venue, and theme: http://www.alwanforthearts.org/filmfestival
**Special Thematic Programs**
- Artists in Exile -New Features from the Arab World, Iran and South Asia
- New Documentaries from Afghanistan
- Next Generation South Asian Filmmakers from the UK
- Palestinian Revolution Cinema
- Transfixed: South Asian & Arab Experimental Shorts
- War Diaries: video projections documenting the daily experiences of people
under siege in Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon and Palestine
- Retrospective on and Master Class by Tunisian director Nacer Khemir
Tribeca Cinemas 54 Varick St. @ Canal St.
DCTV 87 Lafayette St. (two blocks south of Canal St.)
Alwan for the Arts 16 Beaver St. between Broad & Broadway
Pioneer Theater 155 East 3rd St. & Avenue A
Columbia University Schermerhorn Auditorium and Dodge Hall 116th & Broadway
The festival is run by a consortium of small non-profit organizations,
please consider supporting the cause! To donate:
The 2007 New York Arab & South Asian Film Festival is made possible in part
by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council with the generous support of The
September 11th Fund, as well as public funds from the Fund for Creative
Communities/New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program,
administered by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.
Additional Support From: Columbia University Department of Middle East and
Asian Languages and Cultures and its School of the Arts Film Division,
Springer Associates PR, Deep Dish TV, Rush Graphics, Damascus Bakery,
Friends of Saudi Arabia, Aramica, Comfort Inn Chelsea, American Task Force
for Palestine, Fikry Andrawes, Anny Bakalian, Yasser and Mary Freij, Mirene
Ghossein, Sameh and Sylvia Iskander, Abdeen Jabara Ghada Jiha, and Sallie
Promotional Co-presenters: Adalah- NY, Breakthrough, Indo-American Arts
Council, African Film Festival, NYU Students for Justice in Palestine,
Soliya, SubSwara, Third World Newsreel, WESPAC, Palestine Education Project,
Women Make Movies.
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