Rafiki
Mar
15
6:30 PM18:30

Rafiki

Bartos Theatre

Bursting with the colorful street style & music of Nairobi’s vibrant youth culture, Rafiki is a tender love story between two young women in a country that still criminalizes homosexuality.

*6:30pm pizza, 7pm film start time

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Roll Red Roll
Mar
7
6:30 PM18:30

Roll Red Roll

Bartos Theatre

This documentary is a true-crime thriller that goes behind the headlines to uncover the deep-seated and social media-fueled “boys will be boys” culture at the root of high school sexual assault in America. Film to be followed by discussion with director Nancy Schwartzman.

*pizza at 6:30pm, film at 7

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MATANGI/MAYA/MIA
Mar
1
6:30 PM18:30

MATANGI/MAYA/MIA

Bartos Theatre

Drawn from a never-before-seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, Stephen Loveridge creates an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician known as M.I.A. Film followed by Q&A with Aysha Upchurch from Harvard University

*pizza at 6:30pm, film at 7

 

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The Defamation Experience, A Play by Todd Logan
Nov
5
1:00 PM13:00

The Defamation Experience, A Play by Todd Logan

THE DEFAMATION EXPERIENCE is a unique interactive diversity program comprised of three components; the play which explores the highly charged issues of race, class, religion, gender, and the law with a twist: the audience is the jury. Through deliberations and post show discussions, audiences engage in civil discourse that challenges preconceived notions.

Sponsored by: SA+P, Media Lab, T9BR, ICEO, WGS

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Amahl Bishara: Against Fragmentation: Palestinian Women's Engagement Across the Green Line
Oct
3
5:30 PM17:30

Amahl Bishara: Against Fragmentation: Palestinian Women's Engagement Across the Green Line

Against Fragmentation: Palestinian Women's Engagement Across the Green Line

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Women's mobility across the Green Line that divides Israel and the West Bank is shaped by both traditional forms of economic and cultural practices as well as by Israel's gendered policies of division and enclosure of different Palestinian populations. 

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A Suitable Girl
Oct
1
5:30 PM17:30

A Suitable Girl

Join MIT-India, Comparative Media Studies/Writing, Global Studies and Languages, Women's and Gender Studies and the Open Documentary Lab for a special screening of the film followed by a conversation between director Sarita Khurana and DJ Rekha/Rekha Malhotra (CMS '19). Khurana is an award-winning filmmaker, educator, and organizer based in Brooklyn, NY. She received her MFA in Film from Columbia University and an Ed.M from Harvard. Her work focuses on South Asian subjectivities and representations.

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